Another Black Man Killed By A Cop’s Gun

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Photo Credit: Flickr

Anthony Hill, 27, a United States Air Force veteran was shot and killed by DeKalb county police. Police responded to a call to the housing complex were Hill resided, for a man walking around behaving erratically. A video recording, shows Hill naked, walking around outside, crawling on the ground, and hanging on to a balcony.

When police arrived Hill was allegedly on all fours, but when he saw the officer he stood up with his hands in the air. Hill reportedly charged at the officer, who witness said seemed to be frighten by Hill. Hill continued to charge the officer after he told Hill to stop, the officer then fired his gun, killing Hill. Hill was naked and unarmed at the time of the shooting. The unnamed officer is reportedly a seven-year veteran on the force, who was also equipped with a taser. Anthony Hill is one of several black men that have been killed by a white cop.

Hill was an aspiring musician, U.S Air Force veteran, who allegedly suffered from a mental illness. Prayers go out to the friends and family who have lost a loved one.

An investigation is being conducted at this time.

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