NEW YORK STATE SENATOR COMPARES ICE SHOOTING 26-YEAR-OLD TO KKK BRUTALITY

February 10, 2020

Originally published in Newsweek on February 10, 2020.

A New York State Senator has called on lawmakers across the country to take action after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent shot a 26-year-old man in the face during an operation in Brooklyn, New York.

Speaking with Newsweek on Monday, State Sen. Zellnor Myrie said he was disappointed by the lack of public outrage over the shooting incident, which put Eric Diaz in hospital with serious injuries on Thursday.

"We have become so normalized to these sorts of raids and these sorts of actions that... this hasn't raised eyebrows and I think that is a real tragedy... that we're used to this," Myrie said.

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