California Rapper’s Family Will Sue Police Department For Shooting Him

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On February 9th, a California rapper was shot by police 24 times. The 20-year-old, Willie McCoy apparently fell asleep in his vehicle in a Taco Bell parking lot. 6 police officers arrived on the scene and opened fire at McCoy after believing he was reaching for a gun on his lap. The officers shot him 24 times in the head, ear, neck, chest, arms, shoulders, hands, and back. McCoy’s family has now filed a wrongful death claim against the Vallejo Police Department. According to reports, the department has had at least 14 cases against them involving similar situations in the last 7 years.