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Deputy To Be Charged With Voluntary Manslaughter In Shooting Case.

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posted on Mar, 7 2006 @ 03:43 PM
A United States Airforce Gulf War veteran shot by Deputy. The Deputy is to be charged with attempted voluntary manslaughter over the shooting that was caught on video tape.
(CNN) -- San Bernardino County, California, prosecutors said they are charging a sheriff's deputy with attempted voluntary manslaughter Tuesday in the videotaped shooting of an Iraq war veteran.

District Attorney Michael Ramos announced that sheriff's deputy Ivory Webb's belief that he was in danger was unreasonable in the eyes of the law. He said Webb's gunshots were "intended to kill" Air Force security officer Elio Carrion

Please visit the link provided for the complete story.

I have watched the video footage, and I felt sick to the pit of my stomach. The man offered no resistance, and was shot as he was laying down on the ground. The deputy swears at keast 20 times during the shooting, and extremely aggressive. In the link I have posted is the full video of the shooting so you can make up your own mind about the case.


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