Witnesses said the altercation started when the man pulled into a gas station and started yelling racial slurs at a group of black men standing outside, but a friend of the driver claims he stopped for directions and only pushed back after he was first provoked.
The would-be robber may have thought he had the upper hand being armed with a knife and all, but didn’t take into account that the off-duty firefighter who he just pushed aside was trained in how to take a man down.
Armed with a knife, Omar Gonzalez jumped the White House fence in September. He dodged security officers as he stormed the lawn and broke into the building.
Police have apparently visited the home on numerous occasions and Cmd. Anthony Biasella said the couple “appear to have a volatile relationship.”
People who don’t understand police use of force, and people who are sympathetic to the wanna be terrorist and bona fide criminal are upset that Boston PD shot this guy instead of capturing him.
Aldridge says he shot Lingerfelt Monday night in self-defense after Lingerfelt showed up at his mom’s house with a knife and later returned with two guns.
An investigation looks at the demographics of police shootings, the races involved, the type of calls police were responding to and whether the individual was armed with a weapon.
As the deputy was being dragged into the woods by three men, he was able to free one hand just long enough to activate the remote controlled door opening device. Once the K-9 came to the officer’s aid, the struggle ended with at least one suspect seriously wounded.
Jewell Turner didn’t normally carry a gun with her, but as she reached into her purse for more money, she remembered she had the small pistol. That’s when things took a turn.
Sr. Patrol Deputy Jamie Brown said that while the cameras serve to provide evidence when force is used, they can also serve as a deterrent because residents sometimes think twice about their actions when they see the camera.