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Times Wants to Know Who Fired Fatal Shot

LOS ANGELES (CN) - The Los Angeles Times sued the L.A. County Sheriff's Department in Superior Court, demanding information on the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Compton. Avery Cody Jr. was shot to death on July 5 in mid-afternoon. The Times asked for the shooter's name, rank, assignment and how long he'd been with the Sheriff's Department, but the sheriff refused, saying it would "endanger" the investigation.

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