Monday, February 15, 2010

No Charge In La. Police Killing of Black Man, SPLC Sues

Let's warrant, no evidence, no vetted suspicion, leads to police shooting death of Bernard Monroe, Black resident of Homer LA. Just reported - grand jury declines to indict officers. Southern Poverty Law Center (Morris Dees) files wrongful death lawsuit against city and officers.

From the top...two White officers arrive at the Monroe home with the interest of friendly afternoon chat with Monroe senior. During the chat Monroe junior, with a drug prior, arrives and runs around and into the house ‘suspiciously with black bag’, while pursued by officer one. Monroe junior exits the front of house and is tassered by officer two. First officer then shoots Monroe senior seven (7) times in the front, side, and back, in response to the belief that he is pointing a gun at officer. Witnesses report seeing no gun or black bag.

Witnesses also report seeing officer one place a weapon near the fatally wounded Monroe senior. Officer one reports that the gun was moved away, during the action, and he later ‘returned it’ near the body.

I smell a rat. Story (here).

James C. Collier


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Anonymous said...

Since you're interested in stories like this, why don't you write about the Pearcy Massacre?

Nah, that wouldn't fit the narrative.

James C. Collier said...

Why is killing always a racial pissing contest with 'you' guys (people who think like you, of course)? If you took the time, you would see balance on this site. All lives are valued! Your comment only makes you a 'hit and run', uh...person.

Marcus said...

It seems like a simple case of "wrong place, wrong time". The cops probably were confused about which LA they were in (and what century). Funny that you smell a rat, I smell a different mammal. All kidding aside, just like someone that kills a cop gets the harshest penalty, so should a cop that is proven to have killed someone that hasn't been found guilty.