> ninesalone wrote:
>> Shane12m wrote:
> |>> I mean, this story sure is being blown out of proportion. If the cops were told
> |>> the man who was suspected of shooting was a tall or leave black man, they were
> |>> doing their job...
> |>> The media needs to chill out. just more fuel for the racist organization BLM
>> There is already evidence surfacing that he ran from police.
> He was running because he heard gunshots, and he was in a group that was running
> away and he was unlucky enough to be the one to get tackled. That sound like something
> you wanna wait around to figure out what's going on? You wanna think about standing
> around after hearing gunfire because you're afraid if a cop sees you running he's
> going to kill you? Which threat takes precedence?
> Nobody deserves to be told that they're going to have their "fudging brains blown
> out" while being detained, for any reason. And I find it curious that the officer
> detaining him didn't have his camera on. Timing always seems weird on that sort
> of stuff. This isn't "anti-police bullcrap", this is yet another example of a power-tripping
> cop threatening to end someone's life for no reason. HE even said the "not all cops"
> thing when he was talking about a possible lawsuit, so you should KNOW at this point
> that he's doing what he should be doing, seeking justice in a case where at least
> one police officer was not doing their job properly. It is not normal for a police
> officer to end your life before any sort of due process has taken place. IT
> IS NOT NORMAL FOR A POLICE OFFICER TO END YOUR LIFE BEFORE ANY SORT OF DUE PROCESS
> HAS TAKEN PLACE. White, Black or otherwise. Repeat it until you agree with
> His lawyer "released a statement on Wednesday saying that Bennett "was unarmed, sober
> and not involved in any altercations or dispute at the time the police officers arrested
> and threatened to use deadly force against him." Source was ESPN as opposed to TMZ,
> apologies if that's too mainstream.
hmmm yeah so the police department made a statement and claimed that they came in told everyone to hold still and get down so they can investigate. He decides to hide, then run out and hide again.
if what they say is true then he sure as he'll should have been treated the way he was.
there are always two sides to every story and ESPN always makes snap judgements before getting all the information. Like most mainstream media.