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Was The Police Shooting Of Anthony McClain Justified? Experts Disagree.

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A memorial for Anthony McClain across the street from La Pintoresca Park in Pasadena after the 32-year-old was fatally shot by a police officer on Aug. 15. (Robert Garrova/LAist)
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On August 15, Pasadena Police Officer Edwin Dumaguindin shot and killed 32-year-old Anthony McClain as he ran away from a traffic stop. The incident sparked angry protests.

The police department said the officer fired because McClain was carrying a gun and glanced back over his shoulder as he ran. It released dashboard and body-cam video that show the entire incident.

We asked three use-of-force experts to review the footage.

Two of them thought the shooting seemed justified. One felt it may not have been.

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