Abdullah Muflahi, owner of the Triple S convenience store where Alton Sterling was shot dead by police, speaks to the media in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 11, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo
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The owner of a Louisiana convenience store in front of which a black man was killed by police sued the city of Baton Rouge and members of its police force on Monday claiming he was illegally detained and that police took his surveillance video after the shooting.Triple S Food Mart owner said in the lawsuit that Baton Rouge officers locked him in the back of a police vehicle for about four hours after he witnessed the July 5 shooting of Alton Sterling, 37 .He sued two officers involved in the shooting, two officers investigating it, the chief of police and the city. According to the lawsuit, immediately afterward police seized the store's security system without a warrant and took Muflahi into custody.
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