No charges over black man's police shooting in Louisiana

No charges over black man's police shooting in LouisianaLouisiana police will not face federal charges over the shooting of a 37-year-old African American man whose death sparked widespread protests, the US Justice Department said Wednesday, in a decision slammed by rights groups as a message of impunity. Alton Sterling’s videotaped shooting in Baton Rouge was one of a series of police killing of black men that triggered nationwide protests spearheaded by the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Sterling was shot to death July 5, 2016 in a scuffle with two officers, Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake, outside a convenience store where he had been selling CDs.



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