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Sheriff: 12 saw police shooting of black man; none talking

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Twelve people have said they witnessed a local police department’s fatal shooting of a black motorist over the weekend, but none has stepped forward to say what they saw, a Florida sheriff investigating the death said Monday. St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara said he and his detectives passed out cards, but no one has called. “We need our community’s help,” Mascara said. “We aren’t interested in rumors or gossip; we are looking to find the truth.” Fort Pierce Police…

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