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Griffin v. State
Citation:455 S.W.2d 882 (1970)
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Police were called to the scene of a vehicle overturned in a ditch. A crowd had gathered. Griffin identified himself as the driver of the vehicle, then began attacking the officer. A group from the crowd swarmed the officers and also began attacking. An officer shot Griffin, who still tried to advance toward the officer, until his father came and tried to hold him back.
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