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Child Saved After Being Snatched in Walmart (Perp Killed by Fast-Thinking Cop- VIDEO)
ABC ^ | 7-1-2014

Posted on 07/01/2014 7:13:00 PM PDT by equalator

A man was shot and killed after he snatched a two-year-old girl out of a shopping cart and held her hostage in an Oklahoma grocery store.

The surveillance video shows the dramatic moments as wanted felon Sammie Wallace grabs a two-year-old girl inside the store in Midwest City.

The man grabbed the child from the shopping cart for no apparent reason and then began to hold a knife to her throat as he began to ramble and make crazy, incoherent demands.

As her mom screams for help, other shoppers call 911 and begin surrounding Wallace. Officers spent 30 minutes negotiating with the man before he was then shot in the head at point-blank range.

'He thought the child was being harmed and stabbed at the time he did the shooting,' said Midwest Police Department Chief Brandon Clabes.

'I mean we waited until the last second to use deadly force. No one wants to take a life, especially in the line of duty.'

Police said he began counting down from 60, moving the blade from the girl's stomach to her throat, according to KFOR-TV.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: crime; kidnap; leo; walmart
"grabbed the child from the shopping cart for no apparent reason"

Perp

Mom

1 posted on 07/01/2014 7:13:00 PM PDT by equalator
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To: equalator
Police said he began counting down from 60, moving the blade from the girl's stomach to her throat, according to KFOR-TV.

Well that's only going to end one way. Good thing the cop was brave enough to do what had to be done - in time.

2 posted on 07/01/2014 7:15:30 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: equalator
before he was then shot in the head at point-blank range. I hope for the child's sake a silencer was used. (Talking about gun safety, and especially as it relates to the danger of preventable hearing loss.)
3 posted on 07/01/2014 7:15:45 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: coloradan
Here is a link to the video directly
4 posted on 07/01/2014 7:17:02 PM PDT by equalator
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To: equalator

” other shoppers call 911 and begin surrounding Wallace. Officers spent 30 minutes negotiating with the man before he was then shot in the head at point-blank range.”

It takes a village to eliminate a perv.

:)


5 posted on 07/01/2014 7:23:05 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: coloradan

Highly unlikely the officer had a silencer.


6 posted on 07/01/2014 7:25:35 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: equalator

Should have just shown the guys grey matter flying out the side of his head. After seeing that plenty of Scumbags might think twice and save some child’s live.


7 posted on 07/01/2014 7:25:51 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: Talisker

“A search of his Midwest City home revealed a three-ring binder and spiral notebook filled with religious writings”

Which religion?


8 posted on 07/01/2014 7:26:29 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: Talisker

“ Good thing the cop was brave enough to do what had to be done - in time.”

Looks like we had the right cop at the right place at the right time. What a horrible decision to have to make.


9 posted on 07/01/2014 7:27:43 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (I lost my phased plasma rifle in a tragic hovercraft accident.)
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To: Salamander
Which religion?

LOL, how should I know?

But I know this - if it was Islam, it will NEVER be reported.

10 posted on 07/01/2014 7:36:33 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: CrazyIvan

You just have to have the right prayer.

“Blessed be The Lord my strength, which teaches my hands to war, my fingers to fight...”


11 posted on 07/01/2014 7:38:45 PM PDT by SargeK
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To: CrazyIvan

Suicide by cop?


12 posted on 07/01/2014 7:38:45 PM PDT by Sparklite
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To: equalator

Thank you for posting the direct link.


13 posted on 07/01/2014 7:40:10 PM PDT by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: Talisker

If it had been Christianity it WOULD have been reported...


14 posted on 07/01/2014 7:40:48 PM PDT by GOPJ (Why no outrage over IRS targeting? Same reason Pravda didn't make a stink about gulags.FREnterprise)
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To: equalator

Perp dead, child unharmed, ended well.


15 posted on 07/01/2014 7:45:56 PM PDT by AU72
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To: AU72

damn straight


16 posted on 07/01/2014 7:46:46 PM PDT by equalator
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To: equalator

Wow! And good for the cop! It’s nice to hear about one doing the right thing. And just think, this lovely mother will never have to worry about this particular punk harming her daughter again. And not one penny will be spent on a trial and prison time. All in all, a good ending.


17 posted on 07/01/2014 7:49:51 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: equalator

I’m very glad they shot and killed the perp. But honestly why take over 30 minutes trying to talk him down? The child’s life was in danger, and they immediately shoot regular folks and dogs for no good reason.


18 posted on 07/01/2014 7:50:44 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: CrazyIvan

I don’t know. If a guy snatches a toddler and puts a knife to her belly, and counts down as he moves the knife to her throat, I don’t think it’s much of a decision at all. Just glad he acted instead of flinching.


19 posted on 07/01/2014 7:56:40 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: equalator

Yeah I remember this from a year ago.


20 posted on 07/01/2014 7:56:45 PM PDT by RGSpincich
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To: equalator

What kind of get up does that female anchor have on? Does it cover up her boney growths??


21 posted on 07/01/2014 7:58:47 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: equalator

Dock each of the cops a half hours pay for the wasted time.


22 posted on 07/01/2014 8:04:41 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: equalator

Thank heavens for jackbooted thugs!


23 posted on 07/01/2014 8:13:58 PM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Cyman; Alaska Wolf; TexasFreeper2009; DCBryan1; Slings and Arrows; Doomonyou; napscoordinator; ...
Thank heavens for jackbooted thugs!

Yep.

JBT Ping list

24 posted on 07/01/2014 8:23:09 PM PDT by null and void (If Bill Clinton was the first black president, why isn't Barack Obama the first woman president?)
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To: Talisker

He has a long criminal record, feral Amish, mentally ill...

Yeppers! Peligion of peace most likely.


25 posted on 07/01/2014 9:15:30 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Talisker; GOPJ

GOPJ has a good point.

If he was Christian, they’d already be screaming it from the rooftops.

So.....;]


26 posted on 07/01/2014 10:01:01 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: equalator

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27 posted on 07/01/2014 10:33:19 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Jihadist/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: equalator

Is Obama running out of “fantasy” Sons yet?


28 posted on 07/01/2014 10:38:26 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: equalator

Bttt


29 posted on 07/02/2014 4:04:04 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: coloradan

Guess youve never been in a gunfight or high-adrenaline fight for your life? You’ll never hear the gunshot and probably wont care, trust me. Oh, and afterwards, you can tell who the seasoned veterans are: the ones that didn’t sh*t/pee their pants this time :)


30 posted on 07/02/2014 7:17:07 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: DCBryan1

Whether the high-adrenaline adults in the situation did or did not object to, or even notice, the sound of the gunfire does not have any bearing on whether any hearing was lost as a result, and this especially applies to an infant at most a few feet away from the muzzle blast.

This isn’t about me being in gunfights (or not), it’s about what unsuppressed gunfire can do to people.

The lefties love to talk about “gun safety” but yet they strenuously object to making a device that can make guns significantly safer from a hearing health standpoint any less illegal or accessible, with the result that they are uncommon, and hearing injuries are bound to occur.

In some places elsewhere in the world, suppressors are not only non-restricted and commonplace, but socially expected; it’s considered rude to have unsuppressed guns, or at least to fire them nearby others, e.g. at firing ranges or matches. Here’s, it’s a felony to have one without extensive permission, privacy invasion, delay, fees and paperwork, and almost no one has them. But gun safety, not in the gun-grabber sense but rather in the medical sense, could be increased if suppressors were unrestricted and encouraged. (But, don’t expect any lefties to go along with this.)


31 posted on 07/02/2014 8:04:55 AM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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