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Police Shoot and Kill Again

Cops shot and killed a suspected car thief early this morning.
The cops shot and killed a suspected car thief early this morning. It apparently followed a car chase that resulted in a crash that was followed by a foot pursuit. The cops say the suspect fired at officers first (and this seems possible cause one of the cops was hit in the leg), but the question to me is why the cops can't come up with better de-escalation strategies. It was, hello, a potentially stolen car. Also, though, too many guns, on both sides.
what little info available thus far 02.Dec.2004 09:51

evil corporate repost

what little information is available thus far is from the corporate news...

 http://katu.com/
 http://www.kgw.com/

note that all of the headlines say "officer shooting", "officers injured in shootout", never "officers kill somebody, injured in shootout".