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Accused Dallas Cop Killer Says He Didn't Know Police Were at His Door

June 07, 2011  | 

Charles Payne testified this morning in his death penalty trial for allegedly shooting and killing a Dallas police officer that after asking who was at the door and not hearing a response, he got his gun from under the couch. He then cracked opened the door and it hit him in the face.

Payne said he did not know who was on the other side and thought he was being robbed. He said no one yelled "Police" or "gang unit."

He shut the door and fired four times through the door.

Source: Dallas Morning News

Tags: Dallas PD, Cop Killers


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john russell @ 6/7/2011 6:41 PM

See in America POLICE ringing sirens yelling very very loud through a BIG bullhorn giving any human huge opprotunity to surrender....IN China or especially N.Korea they send a very soft spoken old man wispering come out after which they open up with 5 20mm cannon obliterating even whats left of ones skelaton...guess what nobdoy ever complains hmmm pretty good law enforcement there HUH?

MPAOLI @ 6/9/2011 7:55 AM

Not only -apparently from this story- It's alright to stab-attempted murder with a deadly weapon-a police officer but to break the poor perp ankle-while he fightiong back(this refering to the NYPD that was stabed by an immagrant in the head) is wrong...I'm glad the NYPD didn't spill hot coffee on the perp crouch..that would of been a easy one millon dollar lawsuit.What's next..Police Officer being sued by perp because officer hit him with a banana and caused ants to bite him.......Rediculous....

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