Source: AP / theGrio
PASADENA, Calif. – Pasadena’s police chief is inviting the FBI to investigate the death of a college student who was shot and killed by officers last month.
Chief Phillip Sanchez says the FBI would add another independent review to the investigation of 19-year-old Kendrec McDade’s March 24 death.
Sanchez’s invitation comes days after McDade’s parents sued police, saying his death was part of a pattern of Pasadena police killing black people.
Officers say a 911 caller led them to believe McDade was an armed robbery suspect when they opened fire. He was unarmed.
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