Donnell Thompson Jr., age 27

Lost on July 28, 2016 in Compton, California.

L.A. county sheriff's deputies shot Donnell dead when he allegedly "charged at them." They thought he was a carjacking suspect, but he had nothing to do with the crime and was unarmed.

Family members described him as gentle and soft-spoken. He enjoyed playing Uno at El Camino College's Compton Center, where he also attended music classes for people with mental disabilities

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