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13 year-old Tyree King shot and killed by police

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  1. Snow Villiers

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    http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/po...n-found-at-scene/ar-BBwbhTj?OCID=ansmsnnews11

     
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    Not gonna blame officers here. But if it was clear he wasn't a threat use a ****ing taser you apes. All those tax dollars and years of training aren't to pump lead into any perceived threat.
     
  4. Bobbythegreat

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    Maybe it's just a "Why come bad things happen sometimes?" type of thread.
     
  5. Dei

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    Good he deserved it.
     
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    You just said that it was a good thing a 13 year old kid died. Wow.
     
  7. Bobbythegreat

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    Sometimes it is. When you have a 13 year old who is already an armed robber.....well his death means that he won't get to victimize anyone else. His criminal career was cut short.
     
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    What if we gave no value to life at the threshold point at how useless bobby's life is? Anyone at the threshold of bobby's lack of contribution to society, we shall place no value to their life.

    I wonder if bobby would be cool with that?
     
  9. JayGoogle

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    He was a robbery suspect by the way, while it was very likely he used the gun to rob someone the key term here being suspect.

    Also, I'd like to you know of your crystal ball. Apparently anyone that has committed a crime is now a career criminal that deserves death.
     
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    When you are already an armed robber at 13, what career path do you think they are going down if not that of a criminal?

    As to "deserving death" I don't think the fact that he was a bad person means that he deserved death, the fact that he tried to pull a gun on a cop (even if it was a BB gun) when stopped means that he deserved death.

    There's no shortage of people so these aren't the kind of people we need to be mourning the loss of. Hell, his death could have prevented him from killing someone when he got a bit older. Let's worry about good people or innocent people rather than crying about scumbags.
     
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    Armed robbery suspect shot by police when he pulled what appeared to be a gun on officers attempting to arrest him. Seems alright to me.
     
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    [​IMG]

    That's kinda extreme even for me, man.
     
  13. JayGoogle

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Mathis

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Trejo
    http://www.lawton911.com/newsletter...-states-to-become-an-honorary-police-officer/

    I mean I could go on and on.

    Should the officer receive any flack for this? No. There is no way for the officer to know in this situation if it happened as described.

    But to assume the kid is going to be a lifelong criminal is harsh. He's a 13 year old kid. 13 year old kids do stupid ____ sometimes. Some of them live and learn and some of them don't.
     
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    I think he's saying that in terms of likelihood of the kid pulling the same thing off rather than like pre-crime.

    But yeah he deserved to die. I just stop at kid has something that looks like a gun.
     
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    Awesome, you found a few exceptions where people turned their life around. Most of the time, that doesn't happen. When you are already to armed robbery at 13, it doesn't end well very often.

    Either way, it's besides the point, he'll never get a chance to continue his criminal career or turn his life around because he pulled a gun on a cop.
     
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    How would you know the likelihood of someone you know little about? For all we know it was a scared kid that was peered pressured to do something he didn't want to do and found himself in a situation he didn't know how to handle.

    No, he didn't deserve to die. Armed robbers even the the harshest of them don't get the death sentence. You must have some hubris to sit there and say who deserves to die and who doesn't.
     
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    LOL it is interesting the people who always go to bat for the worst people. They see criminals as innocent victims.
     
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    Actually, it does work. Not in this country the % is around 20 but in other countries it is much higher.

    Glad to know we have a guy with a crystal ball though.

    Who said he's innocent? Quote me where I said that.
     
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    Armed robbery. Looked like he was going to shoot police.
     
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    Bobby is the type of person who thinks it's 'cool' and intellectually superior to not possess empathy.
     

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