1993 Photo Contest, Spot News, Stories, 3rd prize
Photographer

Kirk McKoy

Los Angeles Times

29 April, 1992

Police advance in force after two men have been shot while crossing the road. The acquittal of four police officers whose assault on black motorist Rodney King was watched on TV by millions, sparked off mass looting and rioting. The disturbances claimed 58 lives and many buildings were destroyed by fire.

About the photographer

Kirk McKoy

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