- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 4, 2015

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - About 400 community members gathered at a public meeting to ask city officials questions about the death of a man shot by Columbus Police Department officers.

The Commercial Dispatch (https://bit.ly/1k9YA4T ) reports Mayor Robert Smith held the meeting Monday in the gymnasium of Hunt Intermediate School in Columbus. The gymnasium is located near the area where 26-year-old Ricky Ball was shot on Oct. 16.

City officials including Smith, interim police chief Capt. Fred Shelton, and Lowndes County NAACP president Lavonne Latham Harris answered questions during the meeting.

Some residents suggested changes should be made to the CPD body camera procedure. Others said the officers should be criminally charged.

Smith said one of the officers has been fired and the other two have been suspended without pay for 30 days.

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Information from: The Commercial Dispatch, https://www.cdispatch.com

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