- Oct 21, 2009
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
Not enough for me to go on. If the kid was running away and they shot him in the back then, no, that is unacceptable. If he pointed the fake gun at the police then it would be a justified shooting.
A Baltimore police detective shot a boy in East Baltimore on Wednesday afternoon who he wrongly believed was carrying a semiautomatic pistol, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said.
The boy suffered what police called non-life-threatening injuries to a "lower extremity," Davis said. The weapon turned out to be spring-air-powered BB gun — not a real firearm.