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Community forum sponsored by Cleveland NAACP on 137 bullets deadly shootings is Friday at 6 pm at Shaw High School, police, Mayor Norton, city officials to answer community questions, community activists to protest there at 5:30 pm for FBI control of investigation, role of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty, who took campaign contributions and was endorsed for election by Cleveland police union

East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton Cleveland NAACP Interim Director Arlene Anderson Community Activist Art McKoy, a founder of the grassroots group Black on Black Crime Inc. Community Activist Khalid Samad, who leads the grassroots group Peace in the Hood  Democratic Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty, a controversial figure and retired Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas judge who took campaign contributions and was endorsed this year for election for the seat by the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association. Community activists are investigating his role in the investigation as a potential conflict of interest.  Malissa Williams, 30, and Timothy Ray Russell, 43, both shot at 137 times and gunned down two weeks ago by a group of White Cleveland police officers following a car chase from Cleveland that led into East Cleveland, a nearby predominantly Black and impoverished suburb of Cleveland, which is also majority Black and Ohio's second larges