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Published on May 24, 2023
CA Attorney General Agrees to Look Into Banko Brown Shooting Case

In a quest for justice, California State Attorney General Rob Bonta has agreed to reevaluate the evidence in the shooting case of Banko Brown. SF District Attorney Brooke Jenkins had originally declined to press charges, prompting calls for review from the SF Board of Supervisors, Brown's family, and their attorney John Burris. Bonta's office is set to determine if there was any "abuse of discretion" in Jenkins's decision. The tragic incident occurred on April 27 when security guard Michael Earl-Wayne Anthony shot Brown after a shoplifting altercation. As the case creates ripples, Walgreens severed ties with the security firm Anthony worked for, and Brown's mother remains hopeful for prosecution.


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