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originally posted by: iTruthSeeker
originally posted by: kosmicjack
a reply to: iTruthSeeker
He wasn't "armed" in the pejorative sense that you are attempting to use the term. He had a license to carry a concealed weapon. That would indicate protection for himself and his family. Why would the officer assume the guy would try to protect himself from police at a routine traffic stop? How many white guys with CCW permits end up dead at traffic stops?
Well, we do not know what happened at the moment the cop shot. So far, they found drugs and alcohol in the car, and to legally carry a gun, you can't be having either, while carrying. So maybe this man was not law abiding to begin with.
*edit to add*
People keep thinking im pro cop no matter what, and to murder all criminals! I just want the facts and people are automatically jumping to conclusions and vilifying these cops, when in just about every other similar case, the cops did nothing wrong. Yes we have a witness saying, in her version what happened. How many other cases have these witnesses straight up lied about what really happened?
originally posted by: yuppa
Oh look. another dummy reaches for something instead of freezing in his tracks. He should had when stopped put his hands up at the first instance the cop walked up. Then he should had told th eman he has a CCW. Then the partner of the cop should had came over while his partner covered the driver and removed the gun and his ID for him.
This could had been handled calm as a regular stop if both sides would had thought.
originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: shredderofsouls
I don't see any evidence this man was shot for racial reasons. He was shot by an officer who is an idiot which could (sadly) happen to any of us.
This is tragic and complete BS, but doesn't requite a racial spin.
ETA: I see you edited out your racial spin...good for you.
he wasn't white he was asian according to her. Not that it makes a blind bit of difference but let's not turn this into a white racist cop argument. He was of an ethnic minority himself.
originally posted by: openyourmind1262
In no way possible is one to take away from this that the WHITE cop wasn't not in FEAR of the BLACK MAN prior to shooting him.......hence why he shot him is because he was afraid of him....What video there is proves this point. The fact the woman recording this video feed was calm enough & polite enough to the WHITE COP to not get her and her damn 4 year old shot as well.a reply to: everyone