Seattle cop killed partially deaf man over closed knife

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    Seattle cop killed partially deaf man over closed knife, attorney insists | Raw Story

    If you watch the video, the man is passively walking down the street with the knife, was given a warning by the cop to put down the knife and, seconds later, rapidly shoots the suspect four times. I don't believe for a second he lunged at the officer off camera with the knife nor that the knife was even open.

    This is murder.
     
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    "The Emerald City" can trample civil rights with the best of them, no?
     
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    If the officer had a tazer, that guy would still be alive today.
     
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    The review board found the shooting was not justified. Presumably, the DA will review and consider taking it to a grand jury.

    It's sad but I'm not sure what we're expected to discuss?

     
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    We can discuss why only half of Seattle Police patrol officers are issued Tasers.
     
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    Okay.
     

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