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originally posted by: Lysergic
originally posted by: roadgravel
I believe society decided shooting at a person's feet to make a point isn't something to allow.
You are only allowed to shoot at a person's feet if you are trying to make them dance.
originally posted by: VictorVonDoom
Let's change one element of this event. Put a uniform and a badge on the shooter.
Would this have ever made the news, much less court?
originally posted by: JAY1980
All I see here is someone trying to turn a tragic event into a political bargaining chip. This wouldn't even be on the radar of the op if skin color were reversed.
I'd be interested to know why that guy rushed out of the store and assaulted that old man in the first place...
after a fight broke out over a disabled parking space
Drejka also said that his "pet peeve" was illegal parking in disabled spaces, and he admitted to police that he had frequently taken photos of offending cars. Court documents revealed he had been accused as an aggressor in four other road incidents between 2012 and 2018. In three of them, prosecutors alleged that he threatened people with a gun.
originally posted by: Violater1
originally posted by: Middleoftheroad
Seems he deserved the manslaughter charge. He initiated the confrontation. Sure he got shoved to the ground, but that’s hardly a reason to open fire on someone.
I think he’s lucky it’s not a murder charge.
I'll bet a goFundMe will be set and a high profile attorney will be hired.
Then an appeal with a change of venue will be filed.
originally posted by: Starhooker
a reply to: SaturnFXDo very
If the guy who was pushed hit his head and died, would the pusher get a murder charge? Does a verbal spat necessitate a hard shovin?
Dude shouldn't have shot other dude imo, just wondering though if the shove had actually hurt drejka.