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To: smokingfrog

Unreal. 51 police cars, 137 shots. It’s like a re-run of The Blues Brothers, except two people were shot 20 times each. I wonder if the cops weren’t on bath salts.


3 posted on 01/05/2013 9:42:14 PM PST by Amberdawn
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To: Amberdawn

You beat me to it. The Blues Brother is what I thought of too.


6 posted on 01/05/2013 10:05:47 PM PST by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: Amberdawn

News video mentions Blues Brothers too.

http://on.wkyc.com/Up70S0


7 posted on 01/05/2013 10:07:11 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Amberdawn

I’m afraid I don’t quite get the complaints about the number of times someone gets shot. It has similarities to the notion that cops should “shoot to wound” rather than shoot to kill.

A cop (or anybody else, FTM) should not open fire on a human being unless they have decided to kill him, hopefully with that decision justified by the facts. Once the decision to kill has been made, it seems reasonable to make sure the killing takes place by using as much lead as necessary, or more.

I have no idea whether this case was justified or not. The cops claim the guy tried to use his car as a lethal weapon, which it most certainly is, and that generally constitutes justification for shooting.

A few years back here in FL a guy gunned down a couple of cops, then hid for a day or two in the woods. When the cops finally found him he was shot something like 76 times. When the MSM indignantly asked the sheriff why he was shot 76 times, he responded, “We ran out of ammo. Next question.”


10 posted on 01/05/2013 10:14:17 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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