NYC Rally Opposes Police Violence Against Mentally Ill

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James Owens of Brooklyn wrestled with addiction and mental illness as he tried to eke out a normal life. "(He) was gunned down like a wild animal in his own home,” John Martin said about his 63-year-old uncle, who was shot and killed as he confronted police with a knife in January. “He was supposed to be protected.” Martin joined 200 others in condemning police violence against the mentally ill during a rally on Saturday, the New York . . .

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