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Posted on 10/27/2012 6:44:49 PM PDT by Altariel
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Dogs. Kids. What’s the big whoop?
Yet another example of the police making a bad situation worse.
Shooting dogs must be getting old.
On the bright side they prevented the kid from committing the crime of suicide.
You give the cops ninja uniforms and arm them like storm troopers and they just can’t wait to try their new toys out.
Sixteen-year-old Andrew Messina died from a single shot fired by a sheriffs deputy after the troubled youth threatened suicide, held his mom at gunpoint and attempted to set fire to their home.
...and this incident is responsible for at least one individual deciding she will never call the police:
“Would this make you hesitate to call the police?” Saltzman asked neighbor Leeanna Tucker.
“I would never call them for help now,” she replied.”
Was he threatening anyone when they shot him? Was his mom still at gun point?
“was on antidepressant medication and partaking in under age drinking to cope”
yes a kid is dead obviously thats reason for a few jokes
“Andrew did NOT hold his mother at gunpoint!!That was a flat out lie reported by Garrison’s office that he later admitted was not true.”
“Andrew did NOT hold his mother at gunpoint, nor did he ever threaten to shoot her. His mother’s concern was for her son’s safety, not her own. She was never worried that he would harm her. I wonder if Garrison would have handled the situation any differently if it had been his own son who was going through an emotional breakdown?”
Both posted by a “Towne Lake Mom”
Do you have any evidence, aside from the claims of Garrison, the government employee, that the boy threatened his mother at gunpoint?
And according to forensic evidence, the officers lied about what the youth was doing at the time of his death:
How do you explain the bullet entering the right side of his abdomen and exiting his left?
His friend said this....
9:27 AM May 3-10
the gun was pointed @ the negotiators that were trying 2 talk2 him & calm him down . Looking @ the comments his close friends were making on the different pages it stands out 2 me 2B be a case of “suicide by cop” here is 1 of the posts:
Austin Wile 5:54 pm on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 You guys are stupid. Andrew was always depressed, he has tried committing suicide several times and he was scared to. He was a smart kid and knew that if he made an aggressive action that he would get shot. He had no intentions to actually harm anybody but himself. He would never hurt his mom, he loved her. He just wanted out. It wasn’t some maniacal rage induced by alcohol and his lack of medication. He took anti-depressants, insomnia medication, and methylphenidate which is an ADHD medicine. Not taking those wouldn’t make him do this, he wanted to die so he got himself killed. It’s as simple as that
Apparently their new job is ensuring Obama has new voters for the rolls.
The kid will be voting, now.
Something for those who are defending the police officers’ actions in this case to think about:
You’re defending government employees who just gave Obama another *guaranteed* vote.
Still willing to defend them?
Well then its ok for the cops to shoot anyone who threatens suicide.
And yet another comment from your link states:
7:04 AM May 26
“Austin W needs to educate himself on the FACTS. He does not know what he is talking about. He is only looking for attention. “
Why are you attempting to justify the government employees adding another Obama voter to the rolls?