Originally posted by alfa1
Originally posted by newcovenant
He thought an autistic kid with grass clippers was going to do him in.
There you go again.
He's 18, not a "kid".
Not "grass clippers", they are described as "hedge clippers" (bigger, tougher).
You deliberatly fail to mention the second weapon he was carrying, the hammer.
Its tragic enough already, you dont have to lie about it to make it worse.
You are no Ronald Reagan.
Even with Alzheimer's, it's possible he was sharper.
Tragic? Beg to differ with you. You call that lying, which incidentally is a lie in itself.
It's unconscionable, possibly criminal, and could have been avoided.
He was a child, her child, and in many states 18 year old's can't even drink.
I think a mentally handicapped person may have a chronological age of 18 and yet be far "younger" in real mental capacity.
Regardless, this 'young adult' was dependent on these officers for help. The mother called 911 herself, said the boy was armed with the garden
equipment. This was no surprise attack. She said she needed assistance getting him under control...not shot and killed.
Shooting her handicapped son is not "helping."
What Nazi fascist state do you think we live in?
You minimizing, making light of and completely disregarding facts
to glorify and make excuses for a bully, a poorly trained chicken sh_t with
a gun - is not only lying, it is repulsive and inhumane.
As far as I am concerned this cop murdered an 18 year old handicapped boy in cold blood in front of his mother,
edit on 5-10-2012 by newcovenant because: (no reason given)