Cue irrational protests in 3 … 2 … and 1.
A 28 year-old black male from Florida was shot dead by a white police officer after failing to comply with the officer’s commands. Cedric Bartee died on Monday afternoon after he was shot by Officer Robert McCarthy.
Witnesses said Bartee, who was driving a stolen car, had his ‘hands up.’
Better call in the Guard – the “peaceful protesters” may want to loot and pillage. Reuters reported:
A Florida sheriff called for calm after a 28-year-old unarmed black man in a stolen car was shot and critically wounded early on Monday by a white officer, after witness reports that the man had his hands up and amid racially charged protests nationwide about police violence.
“I ask everyone to not rush to judgment and allow the investigation to be completed,” Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said at a news conference in Orlando.
Demings, who himself is African American and was surrounded by six religious leaders from the black community, said investigators have found some eyewitness accounts that conflict with that of the officer involved.
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