As McKinney Residents Speak Out, Council Member Who Alleged Racial Profiling Says He'll Continue to Serve

McKINNEY — Some wore red stickers that read "Shame on Shemwell." Others packed Tuesday's City Council meeting to say McKinney has a race problem that can no longer be ignored.One week after McKinney City Council member La'Shadion Shemwell accused a police officer of racial profiling after he pulled him over for speeding, residents packed council chambers to speak for or against the city leader and to give their views on police-minority relations in the city.It remains unclear after Tuesday's meeting how city leaders will address Shemwell's actions."What action is decided by the majority of council will be carried out swiftly. Then we as a body of seven all of us up here will get back to work together," Mayor George Fuller said, adding that he feels the city needs to move beyond last week's incident.  Continue reading...

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