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Family of man shot by Newport News officer wants Justice Department investigation into death

Family of man shot by Newport News officer wants Justice Department investigation into death

The family of a man shot and killed by police early Sunday will ask the U.S. Justice Department to thoroughly review the deadly incident, a family spokesman said Monday The family of a 23-year-old man shot and killed by police over the weekend will ask the U.S. Justice Department to thoroughly review the deadly incident, a family spokesman said Monday. "The family is calling for an external investigation, asking the Justice Department to look into the practices, policies and procedures utilized in the death of their son," said Michael J. Muhammad, a community activist from Norfolk speaking for the family of Kawanza J. Beaty, who was shot dead early Saturday in Newport...

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