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Family Says TV Show Broadcast Shooting Victim Before They Knew He Was Dead

The show "Live PD" follows police officers in six states

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    Family Says TV Show Broadcast Shooting Victim Before They Knew He Was Dead
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    The Friday night television show "Live PD" — which follows police officers in six states as they respond to calls — touts its work with the catchphrase, "This is what transparency looks like."

    But with transparency comes the risk of showing too much.

    That may have happened last week, when the A&E program captured the aftermath of a fatal shooting in South Carolina.

    The mother of the victim, 37-year-old Benjamin Johnson, confirmed to NBC News that she learned of her son's death by watching her's son body on television.

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