Preview: 'The Larry Davis Project' (The Life & Death Of A Bronx Rebel)

From Shadow and Act Thu Jan 3 2013, 12:48:51

The short story, courtesy of the film's website, goes... Larry Davis was a New Yorker who shot six New York City police officers on November 19, 1986, when they raided his sister's Bronx apartment. The police said that the raid was executed in order to question Davis about the killing of four suspected drug dealers. At trial, Davis's defense attorneys claimed that the raid was staged to murder him because of his knowledge of the involvement of corrupt police in the drug business. With the help of family contacts and street friends, he eluded capture for the next 17 days despite a massive manhunt. Davis eventually surrendered to police, and was acquitted of attempted murder...

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