Originally Posted by slowrocker
That sounds bad, but put yourself in the police's shoes. You go everyday to keep things peaceful, and have to deal with criminals that may just shoot you if you try to stop them. Sure there are some tragedies and things like this that happen, but how much do they stop? I'm not saying whoever shot him was right, but we don't know what happened and how do we know that the policeman was not attacked or otherwise threatened?
There is additional footage that show that there were many other actions that could have been employed. This is only one of a series of incidents like this in the last 2 years and it is a trend that is something this city is not used to.