Skip to comments.Death of Jose Guereña Blamed on “Right Wing Talk Radio”
Posted on 05/28/2011 1:34:06 PM PDT by John Semmens
Earlier this month a SWAT team burst into the home of Jose Guereña. Awaken by his wifes screams that armed men were breaking into the house, Guereña grabbed his rifle to defend his family. The SWAT team shot him 60 times. As Guereña lay bleeding, they blocked paramedics from tending to his wounds. An hour later he died.
Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik blamed the baleful influence of right wing talk radio for the death. If it werent for the repeated assertions by talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh that people have a Constitutional right to keep and bear arms this tragedy would never have occurred, Dupnik argued. When people other than law enforcement agents are armed these kinds of mishaps are inevitable.
Though Guereña never fired his weapon, in fact the safety was still on when he was shot by multiple sheriffs deputies, Dupnik insisted that the killing was warranted. Guereña lived in a bad neighborhood, Dupnik claimed. That alone creates a presumption of guilt. A guy with a gun in a bad neighborhood is a threat. My men had every right to take him down.
The fact that Guereña was a Marine who had served two tours in Iraq was used to bolster Dupniks case. Look, a Marine with a weapon represented a severe danger to my men, Dupnik said. If they hadnt fired first he probably wouldve killed them all. It was only quick thinking that saved the day.
As for blocking the paramedics, Dupnik maintained that the hours delay was necessitated by the need for a search of the premises to ensure that there were no other gunmen, guns, or drugs to be dealt with. If that means a suspect has to bleed while we do it, so be it.
No other gunmen, guns, or contraband of any sort were found in the home. Guereñas wife and two children were in the house during the raid. Fortunately, the SWAT team refrained from shooting them.
Is he stuck on stupid?
Yeah, I bet the Sheriff really cared. But the sad part is how immature and seriously so full of themselves plenty of these cops on the news are. My only thought about this sheriff is that he screwed up big time.
He lives in a rough part of America... that alone is cause for a presumption of guilt, right Dupenagel?
John you are the King of Political Satire!
Sounds like cold blooded first degree murder of a righteous veteran to me. Maybe the locals should elect a patriot prosecutor who will file MURDER ONE CHARGES against those NWO traitor “cops” as his first official act after being sworn in.
Just a thought....
It’s impossible to overstate my revulsion for this Dupnik a-hole. He needs as much publicity as we can give him...
Well so much for my theory that it was Bush’s fault.
” Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik ......”
Is a friggin L U N A T I C
If that doesn't casue yu to go buy more ammo, nothing will. When 71 rounds are fired and only 21 hit the target at point blank range, those pulling the triggers are the last ones in the world that should have guns.
Sheriff Dupnik is the same clown who also tried to pin the Rep. Gifford shootings in Tucson on talk radio. Turns out the shooter, Jared Loughner, not only did not listen to talk radio, but has now been found mentally incompetent to stand trial. The good people of Pima County deserve a better better sheriff than this idiot.
You had me going for the first two paragraphs then I looked at who posted this!
This clown is in serious CYA mode!
“citizens shouldn’t have guns”
“It’s Rush’s fault”
“He might have killed us all”
How about telling America WTF you were doing there in the first place!??!?!?!
Did you find ANYTHING TO SUBSTANTIATE THE WARRANT?
You should write for MSNBC. I’d love to see these stories on the news. You know that the networks would believe them (because they are all true in a liberal’s mind) and re-report them as fact.
I’ll take my chances with criminals and terrorists before I accept a police state that is permitted legalized murder. At least when criminal perps break into my home I can take them out.
When the police break in on any whim that they may have, inhabitants must kneel down before they massacre you, just like the SS in Germany. We need to put a halt to reckless wanton crimes of breaking entering private homes by police for anything other than a mission of saving lives and victims. These drug busts don’t cut it and are jeopardizing and taking innocent lives, for what?
Good blog btw. We need politicians and a media that puts liberty ahead of the smoke screen that is covering up the incessant move towards fascism by a beholden power hungry government (Right & Left) that portrays everything a bigger threat so they get more power.
I bit on another one!
I know this semi-satire is here, and yet, this sounded so plausible that I bit again!
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