One Year After The UF Shooting Of Kofi Adu-Brempong

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On March 2nd, graduate student and teaching assistant Kofi Adu-Brempong was shot in the face with an assault rifle by officers of the University Police Department. Adu-Brempong was mentally-distressed, and the police were called in response to noise coming from his apartment at Corey Village on-campus.

Adu-Brempong is 5’5”, less than 150 pounds, and severely disabled from a childhood case of polio. The shooting occurred less than a minute after the officers entered the apartment. In an… (read more)

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We gladly appreciate your donations, however little, to seek justice for our dear son, father, husband, brother, and friend.

Please donate to the Justice for Kofi Adu-Brempong Fund. Checks may be made out to Cynthia Agyemang (with Kofi’s defense fund written on the memo line)and mailed to Cynthia Agyemang, 9371 Northwest 26th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32606.

For domestic wire transfer, use Bank of America A/C 898038320980 and routing number 026009593(Cynthia Agyemang with Kofi’s defense fund as a memo). International transfers may need to add Swift code BOFAUS3N.

Thank you and please keep Kofi in your prayers.

Kwame Obeng (brother).

For and on behalf of Kofi’s family and friends.

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NEWS

2010.04.21
What’s next in UF shooting case hinges on report
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20100421/COLUMNISTS/4211011?Title=What-s-next-in-UF-shooting-case-hinges-on-report

2010.04.21
Video shows UPD shooting
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20100421/ARTICLES/4211003?Title=Video-shows-UPD-shooting

2010.04.07
A tough month for university police, student relations
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20100331/COLUMNISTS/3311004/1021/NEWS01?Title=A-tough-month-for-university-police-student-relations-A-tough-month-for-university-police-student-relations&tc=ar

2010.04.07
150 march on Tigert in protest over shooting
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20100407/ARTICLES/4071002

2010.04.07
250 protest shooting
http://www.alligator.org/news/campus/article_6edfe742-41fb-11df-afb1-001cc4c03286.html

2010.04.01
Students band together with community groups to demand justice and an independent investigation into the shooting of an unarmed and disabled graduate student at UF
http://www.modernghana.com/news/270001/1/media-advisory-april-6th.html

2010.04.01
Shot student’s medical bill an issue for county
The county may ask UF to help pay the estimated $290,000
http://www.gainesville.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=%2F20100401%2FARTICLES%2F4011045%2F1002%2FNEWS01

2010.03.31
UF student shot by police tells his story
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20100331/articles/3311002

2010.03.30
Racist cops trying to move a wounded Kofi Adu-Brempong to a jail cell
http://www.fightbacknews.org/2010/3/31/racist-cops-trying-move-wounded-kofi-adu-brempong-jail-cell

2010.03.30
Student shot by campus police may be moved to jail
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20100330/ARTICLES/3301011/1118

2010.03.05
UF students protest shooting, make demands
http://chalkboard.blogs.gainesville.com/2010/03/uf-students-protest-shooting-make-demands/

2010.03.03
UF denies access to meeting on student shooting
http://chalkboard.blogs.gainesville.com/2010/03/uf-denies-access-to-meeting-on-student-shooting/

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POLICE REPORTS

Supplemental Police Report
http://uploading.com/files/3bd41bcb/Supplemental%2BPolice%2BReport.pdf/

A copy of the FDLE report.
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=5N9KMTX3

See background to the case:

Justice For Kofi Adu-Brempong From The Hands of A Racist Police Officer!

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