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Civil rights groups plan news conference on fatal Warren police shooting

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WARREN, Ohio - Four Trumbull County organizations associated with civil rights plan a news conference on Wednesday in response to the fatal shooting involving a Warren police officer.

According to a news release issued on Tuesday, the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, the Trumbull County Inter Denominational Ministerial Alliance, the NAACP and the Greater Warren Youngstown Urban League have scheduled a joint news conference for 9 a.m. at the Urban League offices at 390 West Market Street.

You can watch live streaming video of  that news conference on

24-year-old Taemarr Walker was shot several times on Saturday morning after patrolman Michael Krafcik was called to a reported accident on Palmyra Road.

The Trumbull County Coroner's office has ruled Walker's death as a homicide.

Officer Krafcik has been placed on administrative leave while the state Bureau of Criminal Investigation is looking into circumstances surrounding the deadly shooting

Krafcik's cruiser does not have dash cam video that could have recorded the shooting.

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