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|Subject: So These Are Cops Making These Mistakes||Date: 2/7/2013 11:03 PM|
|Author: FreethinkerKW||Number: 1858442 of 2130394|
. . . sure makes sense the NRA and gun nuts have floated calls to arm janitors and teachers, or to post cops, in all our schools.
Meanwhile, if your'e driving a pickup truck in Torrance, CA, you've been warned, Son!
A short while later Dorner allegedly ambushed two officers waiting at a red light in Riverside, killing one, a veteran, and wounding the other, a trainee.
With dawn yet to break police lashed out but picked the wrong targets. Officers from the Hollywood division shot up a pick-up truck in Torrance, thinking it was Dorner’s grey Nissan, only to find they had wounded two women who were delivering newspapers. They were taken to hospital.
A few minutes later officers in another part of Torrance opened fire on another pick-up driven mistaken for Dorner’s. No one was injured.
Twitter erupted with complaints of trigger-happy police. Local television urged people to avoid using pick-ups until the crisis passed.
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