Kulbinder Kaur comforts her mother Sukhwinder Kaur, 73, as she sits next to a photograph of her son Parminder Singh Shergill, outside the Deshmesh Darbar Sikh Temple in Lodi. Lodi police shot and killed Shergill, an Iraq war veteran with post-traumatic stress syndrome, in January 2014 after they said he lunged at officers with a knife.
Kulbinder Kaur comforts her mother Sukhwinder Kaur, 73, as she sits next to a photograph of her son Parminder Singh Shergill, outside the Deshmesh Darbar Sikh Temple in Lodi. Lodi police shot and killed Shergill, an Iraq war veteran with post-traumatic stress syndrome, in January 2014 after they said he lunged at officers with a knife. José Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee file
Kulbinder Kaur comforts her mother Sukhwinder Kaur, 73, as she sits next to a photograph of her son Parminder Singh Shergill, outside the Deshmesh Darbar Sikh Temple in Lodi. Lodi police shot and killed Shergill, an Iraq war veteran with post-traumatic stress syndrome, in January 2014 after they said he lunged at officers with a knife. José Luis Villegas Sacramento Bee file

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