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Three years after BLM protests gripped nation, a police shooting in Lufkin draws little attention

Texas police killed 141 people last year, according to a database. At least 22, including Aaliyah Anders, were Black.

Lufkin Great Oaks Apartments at 3205 Old Union Road, Lufkin, Texas. Aaliyah Anders, a resident at the complex, was fatally shot by Lufkin police after they responded to her 911 call on Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

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Aaliyah Anders was shot dead by a police officer in her apartment in Lufkin on Dec, 27, 2023.

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Lufkin Police Department at 300 East Shepherd Avenue in downtown Lufkin, Texas, January 5, 2024.

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