Authorities Release Video Of Usaamah Rahim Shooting

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Boston law enforcement authorities are promising transparency in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a Roslindale man by members of Boston's joint terrorism task force.

They've released a rather blurry surveillance video of the confrontation so just what it shows is in dispute. Officials say Usaamah Rahim planned to kill a Boston police officer. His family says the video shows that he was not approaching authorities in an aggressive way.

Listen above to the full report from WBUR's Bruce Gellerman.

This segment aired on June 9, 2015.

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Bruce Gellerman was a journalist and senior correspondent, frequently covering science, business, technology and the environment.



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