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September 30, 2009 | 5:53
The family of Darrick Collins, a 36-year old black man who was unarmed when he was fatally shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, filed a legal claim against the county today, saying the department had a propensity for such shootings, and a change in policy is needed to stop deputies from firing at fleeing people. Collins was shot and killed Sept. 14 as a deputy chased him up his driveway in the Athens area of unincorporated L.A. County.
Read more on L.A. Now: Family of man killed by L.A. County deputy files claim