Police Shot ‘Stop Cop City’ Activist 14 Times With Their Hands Up, Independent Autopsy Shows

Posted on AllSides March 13th, 2023
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The “Stop Cop City” activist who was shot dead by Georgia police earlier this year was likely sitting cross-legged on the ground, with their hands raised, when gunfire from multiple officers struck them at close-range, according to an independent autopsy. 

Lawyers for the family of 26-year-old Manuel Esteban Paez Teran, known as Tortuguita, released the results of that autopsy in a press conference Monday. The report also showed they were shot at least 14 times, including in the face. 

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