The Nashville Highway Thing Is Going Sideways

Lost_in_the_HTTP

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I thought this stunk when the first stories came out, but it sounded like a good shoot, even though it was excessive. I figured one or two officers was OK, but nine sounded off.


Nashville: 3 investigations will probe fatal shooting of pedestrian by 9 police officers

CNN on MSN.com|42 minutes ago
Three separate investigations will probe the fatal shooting of a pedestrian on a Tennessee interstate by nine police officers.
1 officer decommissioned, 5 others on administrative duty amid probe into fatal shooting on Nashville highway

CBS News|2 hours ago
Five members of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department were placed on administrative assignment and a sixth has been decommissioned after the fatal Tuesday shooting of a man on the side of a highway,


Police release video showing 9 officers fatally shoot man on Tennessee interstate

NBC News|5 hours ago
Landon Eastep, 37, held a box cutter and quickly reached in his pocket before gesturing toward officers like he was pointing a gun, according to police.
 

pcgeek11

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I watched the video and it appeared that he was aiming a weapon or that is what he wanted the police to think. Suicide by cop?
 
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Pohemi420

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I watched the video and it appeared that he was aiming a weapon or that is what he wanted the police to think. Suicide by cop?
That's what my thought was as well. He didn't have a gun but motioned as if he did...he had to have known the outcome for bluffing when they were trained on him.
 
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