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Report: LAPD shoots,
kills unarmed black man

USA Today, by Melanie Eversley

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Posted By:MissMolly, 8/13/2014 6:19:56 AM

As developments continue to unfold in the case of Michael Brown in St. Louis, details are emerging about the police shooting death of an unarmed, 24-year-old black man in South Los Angeles. A vigil in response to the incident was scheduled for Tuesday evening in Los Angeles, said Officer Jane Kim, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department. A woman who said she was the mother of the deceased told KTLA that the victim´s name was Ezell Ford. The woman, who said her name is Tritobia Ford, told KTLA that her son was lying on the ground and complying with police

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The Reverend Al and the Reverend Barack are already preparing protest statements.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Catherine, 8/13/2014 6:24:53 AM     (No. 9963945)

I´m sure Revs Al and Jackson are wetting their tidy whities. A reason to riot and steal. While I in no way condone shooting unarmed men, I´d like to know what they were doing. If a cop perceives violence from someone, they really have no choice. All we ever hear is they were unarmed. So why were they the focus of cops with guns?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: booneboy, 8/13/2014 6:38:10 AM     (No. 9963957)

Hey, how about punishing those folks who are shooting and even killing the Blacks in Chicago. Oh, those Blacks must have been armed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 8/13/2014 6:50:47 AM     (No. 9963967)

In every one of these shootings, someone comes out with the ´Good Boy´, and he was following orders story.

If he did have mental health issues, and became belligerent, a policeman has the right to defend himself. In my county, all of the policemen and deputies are now wearing lapel microphones that record everything during the shift.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chumley, 8/13/2014 7:02:23 AM     (No. 9963975)

Tritobia? Her parents must have had a sick sense of humor.
Isnt there a cure for Tritobia now? Will Obamacare ay for it?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 8/13/2014 7:04:35 AM     (No. 9963978)

Every hood is joburg, mon

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fobo, 8/13/2014 7:12:40 AM     (No. 9963988)

after applying prescription ointment, my Tritobia cleared right up.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/13/2014 7:20:20 AM     (No. 9963995)

Please show us the guys rap sheet....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: chillijilli, 8/13/2014 7:42:41 AM     (No. 9964018)

In order to completely stymie Sharpton et al, I suggest that all police officers of no color immediately be fired or laid off. Then, if unarmed blacks are shot at in the future, the racial question would be a non-issue. /s

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Reply 9 - Posted by: philsner, 8/13/2014 7:53:20 AM     (No. 9964037)

What is with this "unarmed" stuff? Is this the old west or something?
The use of force decision can be based on many things and not exclusively whether or not someone is "armed".

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Reply 10 - Posted by: wetenschapper, 8/13/2014 8:15:14 AM     (No. 9964058)

Well, #4, when I saw "Tritobia", my first thought was "weren´t those the crustaceans that went extinct back in the Devonian?"

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 8/13/2014 8:23:34 AM     (No. 9964068)

There´ll be no Fall Recess for the race-baiters. Rev Al be gettin´ in some frequent flyer miles now.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/13/2014 10:46:02 AM     (No. 9964284)

I´ve heard of Triphobia - the fear of the number three - but not Tritobia....

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