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We're Live Blogging from the Sammy Yatim Protest Today

It's been just over two weeks since a Toronto Police officer named James Forcillo shot 18-year old Sammy Yatim on an empty streetcar nine times before his body was tazed by another, unknown, sargeant. While the city awaits the results of the SIU's...

Angela Hennessy


Photo by Nicky Young for VICE Canada from the first Sammy Yatim protest.

It's been just over two weeks since a Toronto Police officer named James Forcillo shot 18-year old Sammy Yatim on an empty streetcar nine times, before his body was tazed by another, unknown, sargeant. While the city awaits the results of the SIU's investigation into Sammy's killing, a second protest (read our report on the first demonstration here) is ongoing in downtown Toronto.

It's been a while since the city of Toronto has had such a collectively outraged reaction to a local tragedyand while there have been some troubling responses to Sammy's deaththe overwhelming feeling at these protests is one of anger, as many people are hoping the Police and the SIU will handle this case justly.

Our very own Angela Hennessy is there, live blogging. Check out her reports below.