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The cop who fired was 5 foot away and there was no damage to the van!
I doubt even cops are that bad of shots, he aimed low probably the tires, no intent to kill.
reply to post by opethPA
I agree with you. I'm all for shaming the cops who do bad things, but this isn't the case. The cop acted reasonably, even after her thug of a son got out of the car. (Either a thug, insane or a druggie as no sane person gets out of the car to start crap with a cop.)
The woman is to blame for all of this, it's unfortunate that HER idiocy put her children at risk.
reply to post by Advantage
What I object to is the cop letting fly with a firearm in that environment for no more reason that than the car is fleeing. But that's a thing cops do, it's like dogs, if you're running away they get all shooty even if you're not running from THEM. Or not RUNNING from them. Thus do you get things like cops letting fly at the wrong vehicles in LA, or this. Or shooting people who were jogging by and the cop thought something was going on and look someone's running bang bang. Or in situations where there's a shooter in a building and the cops start shooting at people trying to run out. I'm not sure if they're training them to shoot at people unassing a situation or it's just adrenalin. Bad idea either way.
Not all "cops" obviously, but given my previous career Ive certainly seen too many shining examples. The "cop" in many instances is a privilaged class of idiot.. unlike we common idiots.
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The rest of you, well...you just not Irish or Mexican...sorry, you would not understand.