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Ferguson's police chief had no reason to apologize.
The police chief of Ferguson, Missouri apologized to the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a Ferguson officer last month. Some still debate whether or not the shooting was justified.Edit
Police are lying about what happened in the Berkeley shooting.
Some believe that the Berkeley, Missouri police, after shooting an 18-year-old man, lied about him being armed and planted a gun by the scene. People on Twitter are providing photos of the gun being absent one moment and present the next.Edit
From the N.Y. Times: "A police officer in suburban St. Louis fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at him outside a gas station on Tuesday night, the authorities said. ...
'The Berkeley police officer exited his vehicle and approached the subjects when one of the men pulled a handgun and pointed it at the officer,' the county police department, which is leading the investigation, said in a statement. 'Fearing for his life, the Berkeley officer fired several shots, striking the subject, fatally wounding him. The second subject fled the scene.'
The police said they had recovered a handgun at the scene."Edit
This latest police shooting is nothing like Brown or Garner.
An armed 18-year-old black man was shot and killed by a white police officer in Berkeley, Missouri (just two miles from Ferguson). The city released a video that, the mayor says, shows the man aiming a gun at the police and says it cannot be compared to officer-involved deaths in Ferguson and Staten Island. Edit