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3 arrested at Los Angeles Police Commission meeting
By Associated Press
Published August 24, 2017

Carnell Snell, Jr.

Authorities say three people were arrested after protesting during a Los Angeles Police Commission meeting where the oversight panel was expected to review the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old.

Police Officer Drake Madison says the three were arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of obstructing a public officer.

Police could not immediately provide the names of the three people who were arrested.

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The oversight panel was set to review the 2016 fatal shooting of Carnell Snell, Jr.

Police said Snell was shot and killed in South Los Angeles after officers stopped a suspected stolen car and he fled with a gun.

His killing prompted Black Lives Matter protests in the city.

Police took the unusual step of publicly disclosing video showing Snell holding the gun.

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