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Charles-KinseyThe circumstances surrounding the shooting of a North Miami resident, Charles Kinsey, by local police officers shine a brighter light on the divided discussion about race and law enforcement currently sweeping the nation.  Mr. Kinsey, a behavioral therapist, was helping one of his autistic patients in the roadway in North Miami, Florida.  When police responded to a 911 call about an armed suicidal man in the neighborhood, they instructed the men to remain still.  While lying on the ground, unarmed and hands outstretched into the air, a police officer reportedly shot Kinsey three times in the leg.  Incredibly, Kinsey was then handcuffed while he bled from his wounds in the street.  Kinsey is currently recovering at an area hospital.

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