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“[Pete]’s doing bad within the Black community right now.”. South Bend mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is facing criticism for his handling of a police shooting in the Indiana city. The 2020 hopeful, who would be the first openly gay presidential candidate on a major-party ticket if he secures the Democratic Party’s nomination in the coming year, traveled back to his hometown to respond to a local situation involving a police officer who shot and killed Eric J. Logan, a 54-year-old Black man who lived in South Bend. Specifics about the shooting remain unclear — Sergeant Ryan O’Neill, the white officer who shot and killed Logan, did not have his body camera turned on at ... Full story

24 June