Video shows California police officer shoot man as he runs away

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from The Washington Post,

Robert Adams was standing in a San Bernardino, Calif., parking lot Saturday when a sedan with tinted windows rolled up. Two police officers exited suddenly, guns drawn and eventually pointed toward Adams, according to surveillance footage.

Adams turned away and ran, and within seconds, one of the officers shot him, the video shows. Adams, 23, later died at a hospital.

A handgun was recovered at the scene, police said, although Adams does not appear to point a gun at the officers, according to the footage.

The video spread widely on social media this week, prompting questions about whether the shooting was justified.

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