East Baton Rouge DA Recuses Himself from Alton Sterling Police Shooting Case

iStock/Thinkstock(BATON ROUGE, La.) — East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore has rescued himself in the Alton Sterling shooting investigation, he announced Monday.

He cited a relationship with the parents of one of two officers placed on leave after their involvement in the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Sterling last week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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