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Sun Mar 2, 2014, 07:59 PM


Evidence in police shooting raises questions

WEST SACRAMENTO When a West Sacramento police officer shot an unarmed man in July 2012, the officer said he fired his weapon during a life or death struggle, his gun being wrestled away from him by an aggressive suspect.


"I reached over and started to undo the dead bolt, and as soon as I undid the dead bolt, the lower lock shattered and the door flung open," Hughey said. "I took a couple of steps back, and as soon as the door flung open, I saw a police officer with his gun drawn."

According to the Hugheys, Wright fired his gun almost instantly.

Kevin Hughey said Wright was halfway through the sentence, "show me your f****** hands" when the gun went off. Hughey said he was several feet inside of his apartment when he was shot.


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Sun Mar 2, 2014, 08:48 PM

1. Good luck with that.

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Sun Mar 2, 2014, 10:03 PM

2. Why is the "Progun Crowd" so in favor of Cops shooting unarmed citizens


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Sun Mar 2, 2014, 10:38 PM

3. Any evidence to back that up?

I find that those who support the right to own firearms tend to suspect the police far more than those who oppose general gun ownership. The militarization of the police, mainly due to the "war" on drugs, has not gone unnoticed. And the general lack of accountability seems to breed this type of behavior. Why be careful with citizens when an "accidental" squeeze gets you a paid vacation for a few weeks, then applauds from your co-workers?

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