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Autopsy of police shooting victim: No drugs, legal blood-alcohol level
Charlotte Observer ^ | November 1, 2013 | Joe Marusak

Posted on 11/04/2013 8:02:26 AM PST by Reese Hamm

The autopsy of an unarmed man killed by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer in September shows he had 10 bullet wounds, including five that were fatal.

The report released Friday also revealed no illegal drugs in Jonathon Ferrell’s system. The 24-year-old had a blood-alcohol content of 0.06, which is within the legal limit of 0.08 for driving, the autopsy results also show. He also had traces of nicotine and caffeine.

On the night of Sept. 14, Ferrell wrecked his car on Reedy Creek Road in northeast Charlotte and then banged on the door of a nearby house. The woman inside the home thought someone was trying to break in and called 911.

Ferrell was shot as he approached three officers who responded to the call.

(Excerpt) Read more at charlotteobserver.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: donutwatch; moronwithbadge; police; shooting; stupidcoptricks; warriorcops
Follow up article: When this shooting made the news in mid-September, many of us wondered if the guy was drunk or high. It looks like he was probably just dazed and confused from the accident itself.
1 posted on 11/04/2013 8:02:26 AM PST by Reese Hamm
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To: Reese Hamm

The important thing here is that the cops got to go home to their families.


2 posted on 11/04/2013 8:09:36 AM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

I think this particular cop will be getting an entirely new “family”.


3 posted on 11/04/2013 8:12:32 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Reese Hamm

What are cops to do when they are approached by a civilian? It was a clear case of having to kill him, because he might have been dangerous. Besides, it was just good target practice, more realistic of a life and death situation than shooting dogs in people’s yards.

These cops are no better than thugs who kill people for the fun of it. They need to be euthanized at the local pound.


4 posted on 11/04/2013 8:18:06 AM PST by pallis
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To: pallis

I think only one officer fired all the shots.


5 posted on 11/04/2013 8:19:10 AM PST by EEGator
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To: Reese Hamm

It appears that the only people who are safe these days are those who run away from the police.


6 posted on 11/04/2013 8:19:53 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Reese Hamm

Apparently the woman didn’t have a dig or baby deer.


7 posted on 11/04/2013 8:23:08 AM PST by Blackirish
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To: Navy Patriot
I think this particular cop will be getting an entirely new “family”.

You didn't get the memo that cops were allowed to kill anyone they want any time they want and simply state the magic words "He made a threatening gesture" et voila it automatically becomes a "good shoot." After all dead men tell no contradictory tales.

8 posted on 11/04/2013 8:23:47 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Reese Hamm

Well, he now has a fatal lead level.


9 posted on 11/04/2013 8:23:53 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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To: Reese Hamm
he had 10 bullet wounds, including five that were fatal.

How can you have more than one fatal wound?

10 posted on 11/04/2013 8:25:44 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Why? 10 shots, 10 hits, five fatal.

More apt to get a medal, doncha think?


11 posted on 11/04/2013 8:26:17 AM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: Reese Hamm

It is an alternative universe for out of state visitors in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. If an out of state driver is rear-ended by a local, you can be sure that the out of state driver was navigating the roadway at high speed while in reverse.

NC is one of five states that operate under Contributory Negligence http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contributory_negligence. If you are a visitor to NC and get into an auto accident, you might as well add “Dueling Banjos” from Deliverance to MP3 player. You are about to get a taste of Mecklenburg-style justice.

It is not a racial thing - it is a local thing.


12 posted on 11/04/2013 8:26:33 AM PST by CreviceTool (A Good Samaritan with a handgun saved my life...)
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To: EEGator

Then fire the other ones for neglecting to pull out their guns and kill the idiot who was doing all the shooting.


13 posted on 11/04/2013 8:26:40 AM PST by pallis
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To: Fresh Wind

Each of those five would have been fatal by itself.


14 posted on 11/04/2013 8:26:55 AM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: Uncle Chip
It appears that the only people who are safe these days are those who run away from the police.

Then they shoot you in the back. Happened to the son of one of the scool janitors where my kid went to school (many many years ago) Ran from cops and was shot in the back and killed Running away is apparently a "threatening gesture"

15 posted on 11/04/2013 8:27:16 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: null and void

Exactly. So why didn’t this professional journalist say that?


16 posted on 11/04/2013 8:28:43 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: pallis

That will not happen.


17 posted on 11/04/2013 8:30:45 AM PST by EEGator
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To: null and void

The cop who killed him was charged almost immediately.


18 posted on 11/04/2013 8:30:46 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Fresh Wind

Not paid by the word?

Quoted the autopsy report?


19 posted on 11/04/2013 8:32:50 AM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: pallis

And he was black.


20 posted on 11/04/2013 8:33:13 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

And?


21 posted on 11/04/2013 8:33:17 AM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: ilovesarah2012

And?


22 posted on 11/04/2013 8:33:33 AM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: ilovesarah2012

> And he was black.

Who was black, the cop or his victim?

And which case are we talking about here? The one in the title, or the janitor’s son?


23 posted on 11/04/2013 8:35:29 AM PST by Westbrook ()Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: null and void

Anyway, the proceeding table shows the rates of cop killing for non-whites relative to the white rate. In other words, a rate of 100% indicates cop killing that is exactly equal to the white rate; anything less than 100% indicates a lower rate of cop killing relative to whites and anything above it indicates a higher rate:

Race Rate
Black 528%
American Indian 173%
Asian/P.I. 51%

http://anepigone.blogspot.com/2012/04/cop-killing-by-race-gender.html

This guy didn’t deserve to be murdered.


24 posted on 11/04/2013 8:38:21 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Westbrook

The victim who was killed by the cop.


25 posted on 11/04/2013 8:39:02 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

> The victim who was killed by the cop.

So, is the Dear Leader 0dunga going to say that the cops acted stupidly?

In this case, I’d agree with him.


26 posted on 11/04/2013 8:43:02 AM PST by Westbrook ()Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Uncle Chip

Or are newspaper delivery ladies that have a small truck.


27 posted on 11/04/2013 8:43:57 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: Westbrook

I am surprised Obama hasn’t jumped into this case.


28 posted on 11/04/2013 8:44:22 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Fresh Wind
So why didn’t this professional journalist say that?

Oxymoron alert!!

29 posted on 11/04/2013 8:45:52 AM PST by mc5cents (Pray for America)
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To: Reese Hamm

This is horribly sad and tragic.


30 posted on 11/04/2013 8:47:32 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Reese Hamm

Bookmark


31 posted on 11/04/2013 8:58:11 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: null and void
More apt to get a medal, doncha think?

Or a donut.

32 posted on 11/04/2013 9:17:27 AM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Reese Hamm

The moral of this story....

Avoid any contact with LEO’s if at all possible. The odds are that ANY contact with a LEO may cost you your life, all because a LEO may have “felt threatened”.

This reeks of a soviet style police state, which ends up with the people having nothing but fear and contempt for anyone in law enforcement. Protect and serve becomes arrest and punish. I personally think that a lot of LEO types were deliberately psych profiled and hired solely for their sociopathic tendencies, to serve a single purpose.


33 posted on 11/04/2013 9:27:22 AM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: factoryrat

Exactly.

LEO’s are NOT your friends. They’re allowed to lie to your face for the purposes of “investigation.” Avoid any consensual encounter with LEO’s.


34 posted on 11/04/2013 10:22:06 AM PST by NVDave
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To: null and void; from occupied ga
More apt to get a medal, doncha think?

Normally, yes, but remember, I said "this particular cop".

His status is this: charged with voluntary manslaughter

And this autopsy result won't help him a bit.

35 posted on 11/04/2013 4:46:02 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Reese Hamm

To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target.


36 posted on 11/05/2013 7:17:19 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: null and void

This cop was a relative rookie who had just moved up from animal control. Before this he just shot the families dogs.


37 posted on 11/08/2013 8:04:36 AM PST by FBD (My carbon footprint is bigger than yours)
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To: FBD

Memo to self, always travel with a dog...


38 posted on 11/08/2013 8:13:45 AM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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