Posted by on January 7, 2019 8:15 am
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Tip from writer and activist led to arrest of Eric Black Jr, who is African American, after police issued sketch of a white man

Activists praised Houston law enforcement for pursuing a tip from the writer and activist Shaun King that led to an arrest in the shooting death of Jazmine Barnes, a seven-year-old black girl.

The suspect is African American, which suggests the attack was not a hate crime as asserted by the girl’s family and some in the community.

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