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The South Bend policeman who shot and killed a black man resigns

Ryan O'Neill's resignation took effect immediately, said Ruszkowski.

"I'm getting his letter of resignation, I will not have any comment for now," Ruszkowski said.

Police said O'Neill shot Eric Jack Logan on June 16 as Logan entered a car with a knife in his hand.

Protesters protest the shooting death of Eric Logan in front of the South Bend Police Station after his funeral on June 29.

The shooting hit the community of Indiana, highlighting years of racial tension between the South Bend Police Department and the African-American residents of the city.

Community members staged protests demanding the resignation of O Neill. During one of them, Logan's mother confronted the mayor of South Bend and presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg.

Shirley Newbill told Buttigieg that she "has spent my entire life here" and that the authorities have not done anything about me or my son, nor that any of these people are find here.

Buttigieg has largely put its campaign on hold to remedy the situation.

Pete Buttigieg faces a leadership test in South Bend City Hall enthusiast
He returned to South Bend on the day of the shooting and held a press conference during which he promised that the city would be transparent with the community. He also ordered his police chief to order all agents to turn on their cameras on the body when they were interacting with serving civilians.

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