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Texas Officer Fired 4 Days After Deadly Confrontation With 93-Year-Old Woman

Just 4 days after an officer shot and killed an armed 93-year-old woman in Hearne Texas, the city council voted to fire the police officer.

May 11, 2014

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Richard Hightower @ 5/13/2014 5:16 AM

Now we have more: BLACK elderly woman fires TWO shots before officer fires. Now the officer has been fired over the incident. Can you guess why the officer was fired and how much do you want to bet the officer is White. This is all about RACE at this point.

Sgt. Mike @ 5/13/2014 12:03 PM

Clearly we don't have the full story, nor do we have enough information to draw any preliminary conclusions. This story sounds like it is taking an unjust turn so far. That said, we should keep in mind that we don’t know if she fired her shots into the floor behind her, or into the air. Clearly there is no justification for her behavior but, not all calls involving firearms justify deadly force. Until the details are known I just can’t condemn the decision to let him go, nor can I condemn his decision to use the force he did.

I guess we'll know the full story one day and be able to see why the people involved took the actions they did, but I won’t jump on the race bandwagon until we know all the facts.

Good luck to the Rangers doing the investigation. I hope the side show doesn't distract them from their work.

CB @ 5/15/2014 2:14 PM

Sgt. Mike is correct but I am doubtful all the facts
will be known. It would appear the politicical animal is already afoot.

Longarm9 @ 5/18/2014 12:29 AM

Looks like total BS on the face of it. A 93 year old weilding a gun can make you just as dead just as fast as a 23 year old gang banger. Granted we can't be certain without knowing all the facts, but let's have a dose of reality here. I suspect this story isn't over yet.

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