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Grieving family tells of challenges raising slain teen

Five of the 13 people shot and killed during encounters with Los Angeles police have occurred in Boyle Heights. Among those killed were two Boyle Heights teens. Thee community and their families reflect on their deaths. “After that January 3, the next time we saw José was in a casket.” Read more at Boyle Heights Beat.

Juan Méndez shows a picture of his son José Méndez, who was killed in an officer-involved shooting on Feb. 6, 2016. Photo by Antonio Mejías-Rentas

Juan Méndez shows a picture of his son José Méndez, who was killed in an officer-involved shooting on Feb. 6, 2016. Photo by Antonio Mejías-Rentas

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This entry was posted on October 17, 2016 by in Boyle Heights Beat, Print and tagged , .

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