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Mourners remember Louisiana father shot by police

Protestors gather in front of a mural of Alton Sterling on the wall of a convenience store in Baton Rouge, Louisianna where Sterling was apparently shot dead while being held down by policeMourners gathered for a vigil to commemorate a black father of five apparently shot to death while being held down by police in Louisiana, hours after federal civil rights investigators said they will probe the incident. Lighting candles just before dusk, a crowd of hundreds gathered outside the Baton Rouge convenience store where 37-year-old Alton Sterling was shot dead by one officer after being pinned to the floor. Following the ceremony, people continued to gather at the Triple S Mart store, where a mural of Sterling had already been painted on the side of the building, local newspaper The Advocate reported.

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