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January 08, 2009
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Baseball star's son shot by officer after suspected car theft

By Ed Lavandera
CNN.com

HOUSTON — Robbie Tolan sits in a Houston, Texas, hospital bed with a bullet from a police officer's gun lodged in his liver. The son of a famed baseball player was shot in his own driveway.

But how this unarmed 23-year-old and his cousin ended up in the cross-hairs of an officer's gun, suspected of stealing a car, is a question sparking allegations of racial profiling.

Full story: Baseball star's son shot by officer after suspected car theft






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