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  1. Funeral for Darrien Hunt today in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Saratoga Springs a Darrien Hunt, whose shooting death last week has prompted complaints of racial bias against police here, will be buried today. A viewing for Hunt begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Saratoga Springs North Stake Center, 2256 Providence Drive.

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  2. Funeral for Utah black man fatally shot by policeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... about the role his race played in the events. The 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was killed on Sept. 10 in Saratoga Springs, an upscale city south of Salt Lake City. Hunt's mother came out later and said she believes her son was shot because he was black. ...

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  3. In our opinion: Accountability, expectations in Saratoga Springs shooting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    Cases like the one recently in Saratoga Springs - where a 22-year-old man was shot and killed by police - incite strong feelings and require a vigorous public accounting so people can fairly judge the actions of the parties involved. Cases like the one recently in Saratoga Springs - where a 22-year-old man was shot and killed by police - incite strong feelings and require a vigorous public accounting so people can fairly judge the actions of the parties involved.

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  4. Love says commenting on Saratoga Springs shooting 'inappropriate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    Former Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love, a candidate for Utah's 4th District congressional seat, said Tuesday it would be "inappropriate" for her to comment on the deadly police shooting of a young black man in her city. "The last thing we need right now are politicians inflaming this tragedy with speculation and commentary," Love said in a prepared statement.

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  5. Saratoga Springs police chief calls officer training 'top notch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    Saratoga Springs Police Chief Andy Burton defended his officers Tuesday in light of a controversial shooting, saying they are all extremely well-trained. "As far as training, our officers are top-notch.

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  6. Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen GOP Dismissal of Paycheck...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Uprisingradio.org

    ... for a Think Progress report on the story. Yet another black man has been killed by police - this time in Saratoga Springs, Utah. Police claim that the 22-year Darrien Hunt brandished a sword at them when officers first shot him. An attorney for ...

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  7. Darrien Hunt, the Young Black Man Shot and Killed by Police in Utah,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Magazine

    ... version of events. It's altogether too familiar. Darrien Hunt, 22, was killed last Wednesday in Saratoga Springs, Utah, where the population is more than 90 percent white . Police say he attacked them with a "samurai-type sword"; Hunt's family says ...

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  8. Racial tensions kindled in Utah town after police shoot black man six times in backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Raw Story

    ... say the man was shot dead when he lunged at officers with a sword. The fatal shooting of Darrien Hunt in Saratoga Springs last Wednesday has raised tensions in the mostly white, fast-growing community 30 miles south of Salt Lake City. Last month ...

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  9. Fatal police shooting in Utah fuels racial controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Globe and Mail

    In this Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, police officers stand at the scene of a shooting in Saratoga Springs, Utah.

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  10. Fatal police shooting in Utah fuels racial controv...Read the original story

    Tuesday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... say the man was shot dead when he lunged at officers with a sword. The fatal shooting of Darrien Hunt in Saratoga Springs last Wednesday has raised tensions in the mostly white, fast-growing community 30 miles south of Salt Lake City. Last month ... 1 comment

  11. Letter: My sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Deseret News

    ... When Dillon failed to respond to the police and reached for his waistband, he was killed. On Sept. 10, the Saratoga Springs police shot and killed Darrien Hunt, whose crime was that he was walking near a Panda Express with a samurai sword strapped ...

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  12. 2. Police ask for 'patience and understanding' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSL-TV

    The Saratoga Springs Police Department broke its silence Monday with a prepared statement from its chief regarding the controversial shooting death of Darrien Hunt. "The city of Saratoga Springs and the Saratoga Springs Police Department understand the desire on the part of the media, the family and the public for more information about what occurred," Chief Andy Burton said in his prepared statement .

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  13. Inquiry into fatal Utah police shooting may take six weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    ... Hunt, right, is consoled by her sister Cindy Moss as she speaks about her son, Darrien Hunt, at her home in Saratoga Springs, Utah. Susan Hunt, right, is consoled by her sister Cindy Moss as she speaks about her son, Darrien Hunt, at her home in ...

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  14. Prosecutor says Utah man shot had real swordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Darien News-Review

    In this Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, police officers stand at the scene of a shooting in Saratoga Springs, Utah.

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  15. Evidence disputed in Saratoga Springs shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salt Lake Tribune

    While national attention is now focusing on whether two Saratoga Springs police officers shot and killed a young black man because of his race , the various sides sparred Monday over which version of what happened is supported by emerging evidence. Randall Edwards, attorney for the family of Darrien Hunt, said more witnesses came forward to support the family's version that the 22-year-old was trying to flee police Sept.

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  16. City removes post about shooting of black manRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Cybercast News Service

    Officials in a Utah city where a young black man was fatally shot by police have removed a social media posting that criticized the news media for reporting innuendo, opinion and rumor as fact. The Saratoga Springs Police Department is under fire over the death last week of 22-year-old Darrien Hunt.

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  17. Utah Police Kill Black Man Holding Toy SwordRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Drudge Retort

    On Wednesday, 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was shot dead by police in Saratoga Springs, Utah, about 35 miles south of Salt Lake City. For three days, police said nothing about the cause of the shooting while witnesses reported that he was running away as officers shot outside a Panda Express.

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  18. Reports: Young Man Shot By Police Over Toy SwordRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Black Enterprise

    ... . Now, Darrien Hunt's name can be added to that list. According to reports last week, the 22-year-old Saratoga Springs, Utah native was shot and killed outside a fast food restaurant by police who claim he lunged at them with a sword. The statement, ...

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  19. Man shot from behind by police, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | KOAT-TV

    ... played any role in the confrontation between Mr. Hunt and the police officer." "Police officers from the Saratoga Springs Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious individual walking around a local business with a 'samurai-type' ...

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  20. In Utah contests, Mia Love leads out with TV adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... "Utah roots. Utah values." and "Working to put Utah first." Recent polls show Love, the former mayor of Saratoga Springs, has a significant lead over Owens, a corporate defense attorney, in the contest to represent western Salt Lake and Utah ...

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