Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

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On Monday, Seattle officials released dash cam audio of a Sunday morning police shooting that left Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of three, dead. The two Seattle police officers had been called to Lyles' apartment so she could report a burglary. The shooting is under investigation by the Seattle Police Department's Force Investigation Team, and also SPD's Office of Professional Accountability, but here's what we know now: - Lyles, 30, was African-American. - The two officers were white. They have not been publicly identified. - Lyles had been arrested two weeks earlier at her house after she threatened other officers with scissors. - Because of the previous incident, police considered her an "officer hazard," which is why two officers were...

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