posted on Mar, 11 2016 @ 11:38 PM
a reply to: Shamrock6
I see what you did there. I said "THERE IS NO MENTION OF A HOLSTER, or a weapon not even a pocket knife" I was thinking of holsters which is why its
capped, I should have deleted "or a weapon" because my brain went to pocket knife after typing that. Can't fix the OP, it's been to long, also I know
they would not send any firearms to morgue. Thanks for the obtuse reply friend!
Also again, her is more information on the word "Homicide" from Findlaw.com
"To begin with, not all homicides are crimes. Homicides include all killings of humans. Many homicides, such as murder and manslaughter, violate
criminal laws. Others, such as a killing committed in justified self-defense, are not criminal. Illegal killings range from manslaughter to murder,
with multiple degrees of each representing the gravity of the crime.
Some homicides are not illegal. Criminal laws carve out exceptions for some killings which would otherwise fall under criminal laws against
manslaughter or murder. These are referred to as "justified homicide". One primary example is a killing in justified self-defense or defense of
someone else. Such a homicide is deemed justified if the situation called for self-defense and state law allows lethal force in that type of
situation. Most state laws allow justified homicide to defend oneself or another from credible threat of serious crimes such as rape, armed robbery
Related Wrongful Death Claims
No matter where a homicide falls on the criminal spectrum, it may also bring a civil lawsuit for wrongful death. In the case of a homicide, the family
of the victim may sue the alleged perpetrator to collect damages for that person causing the death of their loved one. While wrongful death lawsuits
offer monetary results rather than criminal punishment, they also have a much lower standard of proof than the criminal standard of guilt beyond a
- See more at: criminal.findlaw.com...
Seems to me that shooting someone in the back towards other officers blows the "I feared for my life" clam out of the water don't you think? Also if
the truck was such a threat why is one of the officers standing right behind it by about say 10-15 ft until Lavoy was down?
edit on 11-3-2016 by tensetek because: Spelling