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Austin City Council special meeting on police conduct during protests continues
(Austonia staff)

Austin City Council reconvenes this morning to continue its discussion on the Austin Police Department's use of force during recent protests.

The virtual meeting will stream live here.

Hundreds of people spoke at a virtual meeting yesterday, including the brother of the 16-year-old who was shot in the head with a bean bag round—a fabric pouch of lead pellets—during the protests. He was among several protesters injured.

APD Chief Brian Manley said yesterday during the meeting that the department would no longer use that type of "less lethal" ammunition in crowd situations.

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