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Shot for ‘Snitching’

A federal court in New York dismissed claims that police failed to protect a man after he spoke with them about the death of his 10-year-old son who had ingested a white substance in his mother’s apartment. The man was shot by the mother’s boyfriend, a known drug dealer, for “snitching.”

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A federal court in New York dismissed claims that police failed to protect a man after he spoke with them about the death of his 10-year-old son who had ingested a white substance in his mother’s apartment. The man was shot by the mother’s boyfriend, a known drug dealer, for “snitching.”

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