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Cherry Groce: I asked a police officer if I was going to die

A witness statement from Cherry Groce was read at her inquest today. It was given to police in October 1985, a few days after she was shoot by a police officer at her home in Brixton.

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Cherry Groce: The next thing I heard was a shot fired

A witness statement from Cherry Groce was read at her inquest today. It was given to police in October 1985, a few days after she was shot by a police officer at her home in Brixton.

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The statement read: "I was in my bed when I heard a rushing noise outside my bedroom door. The door was then pushed open. I was pushed back by police officers. I saw a man holding a small gun. He was aiming the gun at me. He didn't say anything. The next thing I heard was a shot fired."

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