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Downey, California / Martinez Death / Interviews #709038

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 2002
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The police shooting of Gonzalo Martinez during a traffic stop last February in Downey, California, featured; videotape shown. [ACLU Foundation of Southern California Dan TOKAJI†- says Gonzalo's family & friends have sought justice, including an end to racial profiling.] [Victim's mother Norma MARTINEZ†- says we get no answers.] The Downey police statement about traffic stops quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Norma Martinez & family attorney Steven Lerman† about her son's death. [From Los Angeles, MARTINEZ - says she learned about her son's death on television rather than from the police; states she does not believe the police account.] [LERMAN - says the civil suit asks for damages for the wrongful death of Gonzalo; gives the eyewitnesses' perspective on the traffic stop shooting using automatic weapons.]

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