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#ChristianTaylor: Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed College Football Player

Christian Taylor (Photo: Angelo State University)

Christian Taylor (Photo: Angelo State University)

On Friday, a 49-year-old police trainee killed a 19-year-old college student who they claimed broke into a car dealership.

Christian Taylor, a football player at Angelo State University, was unarmed officials said.

Arlington Police were notified of a possible burglary attempt at the GMC Classic Buick dealership. Taylor was reportedly in the showroom when officers approached him and an “altercation” ensued. During the alleged struggle, Taylor was shot and killed.

Social media quickly disputed the reports and #ChristianTaylor soon became another trending hashtag brining awareness to police violence against unarmed Black men and women.

Soon social media discovered that Taylor himself expressed his fear of police and disdain for police treatment of Blacks.

Here are a few of Taylor’s tweets(@he_got_sneaks)

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