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College student sues NYPD
over Empire State Building
shootout

New York Post, by Julia Marsh

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Posted By:GOPJihad, 1/22/2013 6:22:54 PM

A North Carolina woman, who was injured during the wild police shoot-out with a gunman at the Empire State Building in August, is suing the city — charging NYPD officers created a “dangerous and deadly confrontation,” resulting in nine wounded bystanders. Chenin Duclos, 32, was crossing 34th Street and 5th Avenue around 9 am on Aug. 24 when cops chased shooter Jeffrey Johnson through the crowded streets, the complaint states. The suit, filed today in Manhattan Supreme Court, names the city, police department and officers Craig Matthews and Robert Sinishtaj as allegedly responsible for failing to “exercise proper police tactics...

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The NYPD probably wouldn´t have been so reckless in firing if they were limited to 7 round magazines.

A civilian CCW holder is expected to account for every round fired in such a situation. Any doubts how a NYC CCW holder would have been treated by the NYPD if he/she wounded 9 bystanders, no matter circumstances – such as stopping a killer?

BTW- NYPD fired 16 rounds to stop this one person, pales in comparison to the 46 shoots to kill Amadou Diallo, but it still took far more than 7 us serfs will be limited to.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/22/2013 6:38:14 PM     (No. 9133111)

FTA: The suit, filed today in Manhattan Supreme Court, names the city, police department and officers Craig Matthews and Robert Sinishtaj as allegedly responsible for failing to “exercise proper police tactics and procedures during the incident.”

I hope there´s more to this suit than just this, because failing to "exercise proper police tactics and procedures" isn´t a crime. Maybe negligence... ? Story doesn´t say, though.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bkt23, 1/22/2013 6:54:10 PM     (No. 9133127)

Nine people were hit BY THE FRIGGIN´ POLICE before the cops finally zeroed their sights and found the bad guy.

Good for this law suit! This student should nail these incompetent clowns to the wall and have her college, graduate degree, and post-doc work paid for.

Bottom line is this: cops aren´t magical beings. Generally speaking, they´re schmucks. They have no special powers and they usually go to shooting ranges a whole lot less often than the rest of us. The government and its propaganda machine have convinced most of us that cops are super-beings. Sorry to disappoint, but many of them know just enough to be extremely dangerous.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Michaelus, 1/22/2013 7:57:43 PM     (No. 9133188)

Get rid of the Glocks.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: scrubber, 1/22/2013 8:12:26 PM     (No. 9133203)

With this many hits, the blue-suited, jack-booted thugs (tm) who are Mayor Bloomberg´s shock troops must have been using ASSAULT PISTOLS! Probably AK-Glock-AR-16s with 300 ultra high powered bullet clips with hollow points and flash hiders so bullet-proof vests are useless.

Sue the pants off them, Missy!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Clark Kent, 1/22/2013 8:55:05 PM     (No. 9133250)

typical monday morning quarterbacks ...

here´s the video - decide for yourselves

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W8cHwNuqH4

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Reply 6 - Posted by: DustDevil31, 1/22/2013 9:12:28 PM     (No. 9133273)

NYPD guns are modified with a nearly impossible trigger resistance. it is supposed to prevent accidental discharge, what it does is make it impossible to hold a bead on a target and squeeze while maintaining aim. unintended consequences of a feel good regulation. plus I am sure they spend far too few sessions at the range getting competent.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Veritas2009, 1/22/2013 10:41:15 PM     (No. 9133354)

#8, Good question. NYPD? Let us hear from you. We can be sure statements from the gun maker or subsequent gunsmith will be squelched by NYC.

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