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Why people are outraged over the shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray

On Wednesday night, 46 people were arrested in East Flatbush, in Brooklyn, N.Y., during protests over the shooting death of 16-year-old Kimani Gray. In case you haven't been following the story, there are two competing narratives at the heart of the controversy.

In one, plainclothes officers stop Gray on Saturday night, and react after he pulls a .38-caliber gun on them. Paul J. Browne, chief spokesman for the New York Police Department, gave this account to the Village Voice:

After the anti-crime sergeant and police officer told the suspect to show his hands, which was heard by witnesses, Gray produced a revolver and pointed it at the officers, who fired a total of 11 rounds, striking Gray several times. [Village Voice]
In the other, Gray is unarmed. A woman named Tishana King told the New York Daily News that she had a "bird's-eye view" of the incident, and that she was "certain he didn’t have anything in his hands." Several witnesses told the Village Voice that Gray "begged not to be killed."

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More "PROOF" That the U.S. Constitution Should Be Followed !

Who is telling the truth ?????

Did the deceased threaten the police or was he unarmed ???????

The Constitution states; That anyone accused of a crime {Amendment IV}
has a right to a trial and hearing.
Mr. Obama has over rode that amendment, making it hearsay evidence of what really happened, in my opinion, not acceptable.

beesting

We need a campaign to provide shotguns to New York citizens

We can call the campaign "Shotguns are safer than cops".

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I live near there

its a pit. its bloods vs ms13 all day long. its a war zone. the kid is no innocent

bump--

and I sit here like a bump on a log, wondering, what CAN I do?

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

still waiting to hear...

did they find that "38 cal pistol"? Why was he shot in the back three times? Did the cops identify themselves as cops? Any video?

The evidence is too disturbing

They will release more information next Summer...

"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Mark Twain