HOW A NY COP LOST HIS LIFE: Shows Why Darren Wilson Shot Michael Brown

Published on December 1, 2014

A gentle giant like Mike Brown would never try to reach for Officer Wilson’s gun, right?

Interestingly enough, Wilson’s testimony about how Mike Brown attacked him in the squad car and went for his gun has eerie similarities to another case.

The incident, involving former upstate New York police officer David Smith, happened back in March.

According to NY Daily News:

Johnson City Officer David Smith, 43, was shot multiple times outside an MRI office near Binghamton after a disturbed employee managed to grab his gun just after 7 a.m., said Police Chief Joseph Zikuski.

The married 18-year police veteran, who has an 11-year-old son, had just arrived at Southern Tier Imaging when MRI technician James Clark, 43, wildly ran up to him before punching him several times as he was trying to exit his vehicle, said Zikuski.

Read more: IJ Review

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