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VIDEO: New Jersey Teen Suing Police For Shooting That Left Him Paralyzed

Cops say they were told he was shooting at police and residents, teen says he was trying to shoo off gang members with a starter pistol. His attorney says he was shot while on the ground

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Lawyers for a New Brunswick man shot by city police filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday contending officers continued shooting even after the man was lying wounded, sprawled across the city street.

The wounded man, 19-year-old Victor Rodriguez, sat Tuesday in his wheel chair, paralyzed from the waist down, as his lawyers played a security camera video tape showing him being shot.

 

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