NYPD Road Rage: Cops Shoot, Kill Unarmed National Guardsman for Cutting Them OffSubmitted by emalvini on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 11:36
NYPD Road Rage: Cops Shoot, Kill Unarmed National Guardsman for Cutting Them Off
J. David Goodman and Wendy Ruderman
October 5, 2012
A New York police detective shot and killed an unarmed man, whose hands, a witness said, were on the steering wheel of his Honda, after he had been pulled over early Thursday for cutting off two police trucks on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens, the authorities said.
A Honda was pulled over on the Grand Central Parkway early on Thursday because, the police said, it had cut off their vehicles.
For a Mother, Grief and Anger After the Police Fatally Shoot Her Son.
The shooting, which occurred at 5:15 a.m., was the latest in a series of episodes in which police officers fatally shot or wounded civilians. While the Police Department had explanations in the other instances, it could not immediately provide one for the shooting on Thursday.