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    Wow...11 views and no comments?
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    It's justified.

    I think it's a training video because everyone stops when they would have really handcuffed him and called for help.
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    Justified...

    but I have to agree on the training video - for may more reasons other than just b/c they stop without handcuffing...

    and would love to have back up at a perfect angle
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    Seen the video before so I will hold on my opinion of why.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkzV5AIK8iM
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    We want to see the responses from non LEOS whether it was a good shoot or whether it was a bad shoot and if so why?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resident Smart Ass View Post
    definetly justified. he drew a handgun (possibly from ankle holster or hip, i couldn't tell) when he put the rifle down. It becomes clearly visible to the camera angle, after he falls to the ground.
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    I've seen it before, and am LE, but I feel it's justified.

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    Welp unlike some others I haven't seen it before.


    But like 213th said, he has a handgun in his right hand when he goes to the ground.

    And I agree, looks fake.
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    Justified....one hand out of view of the officer confronting the suspect, which is odd when setting a rifle down. Plus, the backup officer yells GUN...that tells me he is reaching for something besides his ID. I wonder why the backup officer didn't fire first since he saw what was happening. Maybe he did and I missed it. I'm viewing on a small laptop monitor.

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    Justified and fake....

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    oh y'all take all the fun out of letting everyone else figure it out
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    Justified....had a gun in his right hand when he went down. Backup shoulda capped him....


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    Lets slow the video down a bit:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhJeC4vVTi8]YouTube - Police shooting[/ame]

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    I'll admit at first view it got me. Had to watch it a time or two more to figure out why he was shot.

    Looks like the perfect kind of clip for the media to show with little explanation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luckyme View Post
    I'll admit at first view it got me. Had to watch it a time or two more to figure out why he was shot.

    Looks like the perfect kind of clip for the media to show with little explanation.
    One of the points I was trying to make by posting this. I was hoping I'd get more feedback from non-leos. The media and the likes of Fat Al Sharpton will jump on this like no other without knowing ALL THE FACTS.

    Us LEO's have to make split second decisions day in and day out. And TOOLS like FAT AL SHARPTON will monday morning quarterback and accuse the cops of committing a homicide.

    It's time Mr Citizen (and the press!!) has a better understanding of why this guy REALLY got shot not to mention the cops laying their lives on the line!!!!!
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