NYPD Officer Fatally Shoots Knife-Wie...

NYPD Officer Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Man In Springfield Gardens, Queens

There are 3 comments on the The Huffington Post story from Sep 8, 2012, titled NYPD Officer Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Man In Springfield Gardens, Queens. In it, The Huffington Post reports that:

Police were responding to a call at 165-43 Terrace in Springfield Gardens . When they arrived they found an emotionally disturbed, 27-year-old man holding a knife to his own neck.

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Cheryl White

Smithtown, NY

#1 Sep 10, 2012
This is really scarey to know that you cant call for help with worring if someone is going to wind up dead..why couldnt they have shot him in the leg, some where else where it would not be life threating..why does it always have to be so excessive..my God all he needed was HELP..not to be dead..
Some guy

New York, NY

#2 Sep 11, 2012
No mention of placing the responsibility where it belongs. Had he killed a tourist there would have been no comment and had he killed a cop she would be mad that his body was blocking traffic and had his family fined for littering .

Since: Jul 10

Mineola, NY

#3 Sep 11, 2012
Cheryl White wrote:
This is really scarey to know that you cant call for help with worring if someone is going to wind up dead..why couldnt they have shot him in the leg, some where else where it would not be life threating..why does it always have to be so excessive..my God all he needed was HELP..not to be dead..
Alright there Annie Oakley, how many guns have you fired in your life? Do you have any clue as to what you're talking about? Are you aware that TV and the movies are not real-life? Did you think Die Hard was a documentary about a terrorist plot?

He didn't need to be dead? I don't know, death becomes him. His neighbors are probably pretty pleased with the outcome.

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