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Melrose Protest Shoe Store Owner Sees His Business Burn

LOS ANGELES – Tony K, a high-end shoe store on Melrose, was one of the businesses burned on Saturday night when protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police turned ugly. Surveying the damage, owner Tony Kokozin said most of  his merchandise was now worthless. 

What You Need To Know

  • Business owner saw his shoe store burn watching the riots on TV 
  • Store had been operating on Melrose for 31 years and made it through the pandemic
  • With all his merchandise lost, his store’s future in doubt
  • He points the blame at the city for
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