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Cell phone tower worker shot dead by police officer

There are 4 comments on the The Charlotte Observer story from Jul 21, 2006, titled Cell phone tower worker shot dead by police officer. In it, The Charlotte Observer reports that:

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer shot and killed a cell phone tower worker early Thursday morning while the man was making a routine upgrade to the network.

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darrin long

United States

#1 Sep 9, 2006
the charlotte police dept. has committed murder. this man had no reason to point a gun at someone he knew was a cop. his company truck with the company logo's was parked almost right up to the door. this was a cop who has no idea how to do the job that he has. what was he disciplined for a while back? why are they covering that up? why is he not having to take a polygraph? anyone else in a situation like this would have to. there are a few good cops. most are to sorry to wear a badge. mr. furr was murdered. someone needs to do something about it.
KRQB

Oakboro, NC

#2 Aug 28, 2009
This "cell phone tower worker", was my very good friend's father. He did a lot for the community he lived in and the schools around it. He Didn't point a gun at the officer. Some say it was just a flashlight, others say he was pulling out one of his tools. Either way, Mr. Furr (Victim) was shot for absolutely no reason that I can figure other than the cop being paranoid.
Justin

Iron Station, NC

#3 Apr 4, 2010
Boom, pow that did it!!!
You can thank

Charlotte, NC

#4 Dec 23, 2010
Your new ADA Marsha Goodenow for that.
Remember she handled the Homicide cases in Charlotte, North Carolina
This is one that she screwed up and there are many more.
Yeah , She is a GEM alright...

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