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Hundreds Protest Utah Police Shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several hundred people took to the streets in Salt Lake City holdings signs that read things like, "Stop killer cops" in a protest against police shooting that left a 17-year-old Somali refugee critically wounded.

The Monday night rally in Utah — where speakers urged people to stand up to police and demand accountability — highlighted the latest flashpoint in the national discussion about police use of force, especially with minority victims.

Civil rights groups are calling for a thorough investigation and for police to make public body camera video of the incident.

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Police say Abdi Mohamed was shot twice in the torso when officers intervened as Mohamed and another person attacked someone with metal sticks.