The chaos all started from a police shooting which occurred in Tottenham on Thursday, August 4, 2011. Twenty-nine-year-old Mark Duggan was part of a pre-planned police operation under Trident, a unit which investigates gun crime in the African and Caribbean communities of England. The police were trying to stop Duggan’s car to arrest him when gun-fire began. Duggan was shot and killed by the police.
Hall, Emily; Dehague, Tyler; and Smith, Abby
"Riots in London,"
Uhuru: Vol. 10
, Article 11.
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