Police Don’t Shoot And Kill Violent White Man At Walmart
For those following the story of John Crawford III, the Ohio man who was shot to death by police while holding a toy gun in a Walmart store earlier this month, an incident at a South Carolina Walmart provides a stark study in contrasts. Crawford was unarmed, save the air rifle he’d picked up from the store shelves and was reportedly pointing at the floor, and according to a family attorney who has seen surveillance video of the incident, police shot Crawford “on sight.”
Meanwhile, police in Greenville, South Carolina are taking heat over the amount of force they used to subdue Sandon Sierad, a 32 year-old white male who reportedly tried to steal a cash register, “terrorized” customers in the store, led police on a foot chase, and made three attempts to grab a deputy’s weapon. After he was repeatedly tased, and tried to pull the taser probes out, the deputies managed to cuff him, but only after they were caught on cellphone video putting a pretty excessive-looking (and meaty-sounding) beating on him:
The deputy seen punching Sandon has been placed on administrative leave, and his use of force is under investigation.
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