Oops, they did it again

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  1. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    http://nypost.com/2013/09/15/cops-accidentally-shoot-two-bystanders-while-trying-to-subdue-man/

    [h=1]Cops shoot two bystanders on Broadway[/h]
    Cops trying to subdue an emotionally disturbed man with a long rap sheet accidentally shot two female bystanders outside Port Authority Bus Terminal on Saturday night, source said.
    Theodora Ray, 54, was struck in her leg — breaking two bones in her calf — as she stood leaning on her four-wheeled walker across from the terminal; Sahara Khoshakhlagh, 35, was grazed in her buttocks.
    Modal Trigger[​IMG]One of the victim’s of Saturday’s shooting lies wounded on the sidewalk.Twitter.com/ Kerri Ann Nesbeth

    Two cops pulled off a total of three shots in the mistaken belief that the deranged Glen Broadnax, 35, was armed after he reached into his pocket as they approached him, officials said.
    Broadnax took his hand out of his pocket and “simulated shooting the officers,†Police Commissioner Ray Kelly told reporters.
    “He’s got a gun!†witnesses said someone in the crowd shouted just before shots rang out.
    One police bullet sent Ray sprawling to the sidewalk grate, still clutching her walker.
    She was rushed to Bellevue Hospital where Kelly visited her before speaking to reporters waiting outside.
    Khoshakhlagh was taken to Roosevelt Hospital. Kelly visited her, too, prior to her release at 1:15 Sunday morning.
    She left Roosevelt on foot, still wearing a hospital gown.
    She left accompanied by a cop, a man in a suit, and a third man in casual clothes. When a reporter asked her to describe what happened, she was ordered not to speak by the man in the suit.
    The chaos began a block from Times Square just after 9:30 p.m., when the hulking Broadnax ran into the bustling intersection of Eighth Avenue and 42nd Street.
    “It was like he wanted to get hit,†one eyewitness, Fabiola Ferere, 30, of Queens, told The Post.
    Police rushed to the scene, halting traffic and trying to subdue the crazed man, who somehow managed to avoid being struck by swerving and skidding vehicles
     
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    In related news....



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    [video=youtube;Wwrw0ummz8I]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wwrw0ummz8I[/video]
     
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    Charlotte police kill unarmed man who may have been running to them for help


    http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/15/justice/north-carolina-police-shooting/index.html?hpt=hp_t2



    (CNN) -- Police in North Carolina shot and killed a man running toward them Saturday morning -- but he may have just been looking for help after a car wreck.
    Officers responded to a "breaking and entering" 911 call at a home in Charlotte.
    The homeowner told dispatchers that a man had been knocking on her door repeatedly.
    Police say that when they got to the scene, a man matching the caller's description ran toward them.
    One of the officers fired his stun gun, but it was "unsuccessful." Another officer then opened fire, police said.
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    Officer Randall Kerrick is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting of Jonathan Ferrell.


    Jonathan Ferrell died at the scene. He was shot several times.
    He was unarmed.
    Police now believe Ferrell was seeking assistance after crashing his car.
     
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    fuzzynuts 99% Relevant

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    The NY police dept. issue a handgun with an 11 pound trigger pull. The standard trigger pull for the weapon is 5 pounds. Anyone who shoots knows that heavier pull affects accuracy.

    They use a heavy trigger pull for safety, ironically.
     
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    If they want to reduce gun violence in NYC, do what they do in Mayberry. Sheriff Taylor gives only one cartridge to Deputy Fife. And he has to keep it in his shirt pocket. I know I'd feel safer.
     
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