Skip to comments.Fury after mentally ill 18-year-old was killed by police in front of his mortified parents
Posted on 01/16/2014 7:48:02 PM PST by Arthurio
An 18-year-old mentally ill boy who was killed by police was 'shot to death like dog', a close family friend said today.
Keith Vidal was already restrained by two police officers when a third officer shot him in the chest on Sunday after allegedly saying 'I don't have time for this'.
The officer was preparing to fire a second shot when he was grabbed by the victim's step father.
Vidal, who was having a schizophrenic episode, did not pose a threat to any of the officers - who had been called to help by his family, friends said.
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Waiting for all the usual jackboot lickers to defend the action by the “officer.”
If Kelly Thomas is any indication, this murdering pig will walk as well.
Why should this surprise anyone...
As our nation turns into a third world nation our cops become death squads.
The only concrete fact...or *potential* fact...I see in this article (I didn't click on the link) is that the victim *may* have been a schizophrenic.If,by chance,he was I can say this:
In 20+ years working in a major hospital's ER I encountered many,many,many,*many* schizophrenics,male and female.And I can guarantee you that the males were,at times,capable of some very,very disturbing,violent acts.I won't elaborate...too many stories to tell.
That's all I'm sayin'
Well he did say he did not have time for this apparently.
That cop should be on death row by now
Love that graphic. It really kicks and! Oh wait...
If the cops from the other department are smart, they’ll tell the truth.
How many did you she killed because they "didn't have time for this shit"?
I know from personal experience that if you want to make a bad situation like this worse, call the police.
Never invite the Man into your life...
If the officer cannot deal with such individual, he should (a) leave the room, (b) lock the door, and (c) summon a doctor who can administer a proper drug.
It's possible that the individual will hurt himself while not controlled; but that's still better than being dead.
By looking at many cases of police misdeeds, it appears that they are not taught to retreat. They always barge ahead, they always fight to the last drop of blood of their victims; they always must be in control and on top, no matter what. That police captain in the theater simply could not tolerate the thought that some "civilian" is refusing to obey his orders! So he shot him for that.
In my 64 years, I’ve never run into a bad cop. I know they’re out there, from reading too many other stories like this, but I have no firsthand experience with any of them. That said, if what the shooter-cop said was true, he ought to be in detention for what he did. He’s a clear and present danger to the public. RIP, young man.
“Never invite the Man into your life...”
Correct. This goes for divorce, etc. as well. If you can’t run your own life, don’t expect those people to make it any better for you.
Just be careful of how this is being spun. There are definitely at least two sides to this story.
Another example of the threat posed by government to individual freedom.
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