Originally Posted by True_Avery
Yeah, he made a threat and was holding a knife. But shooting him to death is a little excessive, don't you think?
Where were the stun guns? The shots to the shin, knees, legs, even shoulder? The less than lethal bullets?
I agree. The first thing that entered my head was, where were the tasers? Ya the kid had a knife, but a taser would stop him in his tracks and give the police officer enough time to restrain him.
I also agree that he could
have shot him in the leg instead of killing the kid.
I would like to say that the police officer didn't make the right decision, but I was not in his position. The police officer must have deemed it nescessary to shoot to kill....:/ (OBVIOUSLY