In a case about five police officers who shot a homeless black man 22 times as he was motionless on the ground, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Tuesday, echoing recent national protests, intoned: “This has to stop.”

The panel, led by Judge Henry Floyd who was joined by Chief Judge Roger Gregory and Judge Stephanie Thacker, reversed a lower court’s award of qualified immunity to the five officers of the city of Martinsburg, West Virginia, police department.

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