Witnesses say Kennedy was unarmed. The president of the Gaston County NAACP said his office will file a complaint with the Dallas Police Dept. and the NAACP national office.
Dallas police released a statement Saturday saying two of its officers are on administrative leave. The shooting occurred while Officer R.R. Flick and Sgt. J.C. Propst were trying to arrest Kennedy.
The statement said Kennedy tried to grab one of the officers’ weapons before he was shot once.
Some witnesses dispute that account. Others say he was attempting to flee.
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