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Emantic Bradford Jr.

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The attorney for the family of Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. said the attorney general and Hoover Police Department have 10 days to release the information before legal action is taken. Read more

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"You whitewashed this case," the father said. Read more

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The attorney general says the officer acted reasonably when he identified an armed E.J. Bradford as an immediate threat to innocent civilians. Read more

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Numerous leaders involved in the protests have said their outrage is about much more than a single shooting death at the mall, as tragic as that is by itself. Read more

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Birmingham Justice League

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Protesters have asked for clemency for misdemeanor crimes during protests, but City Administrator Allan Rice said no such offer was extended. Read more

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Attorney General Steve Marshall said Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr has acknowledged potential perceived conflicts of interest. Read more

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The group wants U.S. Attorney Jay Town to determine whether E.J. Bradford's civil rights were violated. Read more

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Meanwhile, attorney Ben Crump has continued criticizing authorities for not releasing video footage. Read more

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Protest meeting 12-5-18

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"It's time to go to jail. We're going to do some arrestable actions," leader Cara McClure said. Read more

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Erron Brown

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The attorney for the Bessemer man accused of shooting an 18-year-old Birmingham man at the mall wants videos from both shootings that took place. Read more

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Galleria shooting protest march 11-26-18

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Police will not allow protests on school property and are monitoring protesters' activities to ensure public safety. Read more

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Hoover council 12-3-18

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Other people upset about the shooting of a 21-year-old Hueytown man at the Riverchase Galleria by a police officer warned the protester not to put hands on the mayor. Read more

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"E.J. Bradford Jr. was shot three times from behind while he was running away," attorney Ben Crump said forensic evidence shows. Read more

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Jackson gave the eulogy Saturday at the funeral of 21-year-old Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr., who was shot and killed by a Hoover police officer Thanksgiving night Read more

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Protesters marched through the mall again and laid on the floor for 10 minutes near where Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. was shot and killed by a Hoover police officer on Thanksgiving night. Read more

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City leaders and pastors also issued a call for an end to hateful speech and racism and for people to pursue peace over division. Read more

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City leaders offered condolences and prayers for the family, and the police chief apologized for incorrectly labeling Emantic "E.J." Bradford as the gunman in another shooting at the mall. Read more

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City officials called for unity and healing in the community and prayers for the family of the 21-year-old man shot by a Hoover police officer on Thanksgiving night. Read more

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The protesters said they want justice for the 21-year-old Hueytown man shot to death by police inside the mall on Thanksgiving night. Read more

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"The loss of human life is a tragedy under any circumstances," a statement from city officials said. Read more

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  • Crump press conference 12-3-18 (6)

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    Crump press conference 12-3-18 (6)

    Attorney Ben Crump points to a diagram that indicates how Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. was shot three times from behind when he was killed by a Hoover police officer at the Riverchase Galleria on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 22, 2018, during a press conference at Rock City Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

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    Attorneys and family members of Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. talk to the media during a press conference at Rock City Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. From left are attorney Rodney Bargainier, Anthony Thomas (Bradford's uncle), Emantic Bradford Sr. (Bradfor's father) and attorney Ben Crump.

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    Crump press conference 12-3-18 (1)

    Ben Crump, an attorney for the 21-year-old Hueytown, Alabama, man killed by a Hoover police officer at the Riverchase Galleria on Thanksgiving night, describes how Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr., was shot three times from behind during a press conference at Rock City Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

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    Emantic Bradford Sr., holds a picture of his son, Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr., who was killed by a Hoover police officer at the Riverchase Galleria on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 22, 2018, during a press conference at Rock City Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. To the left of Bradford Sr. is Anthony Thomas, Bradford Jr.'s uncle.

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    Emantic Bradford Sr. and attorney Ben Crump speak with the media during a press conference at Rock City Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, regarding the Thanksgiving night shooting of Bradford Sr.'s son, E.J. Bradford Jr., at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, Alabama.

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    Crump press conference 12-3-18 (9)

    Anthony Thomas, the uncle of Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr., talks to the media during a press conference at Rock City Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, as attorney Ben Crump, at right, listens.

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