Police Once Again Mistake Cell Phone for Gun - But This Time, They Open FireBy Carlos Miller
Jul. 01, 2013
Report: Muslims Forced to Eat Pork, Drink Alcohol As Punishment in China's Islamic 'Re-Education' Camps
Leftists Puzzled Why Koch Brothers Are Funding Political Ads Praising Dems On Immigration
WATCH: Tucker Carlson Makes A Fool Out Of 'White Privilege' Preacher David Burstein
Evergreen Cuts Budget By $6M Due to Enrollment Plunge, Plans For Layoffs
Anti-Trump Leftist Tries to Shoot Up Trump Golf Resort in Florida
Las Vegas police responded to a call of a suicidal man who pulled out a cell phone and pointed it at them, perhaps to record them, prompting an officer to shoot at him.
The officer missed but the man fell to the ground anyway where police arrested him.
“The individual reached into his pocket, he pulled out a dark object, pointed it at the sergeant in a manner like he would be firing a pistol,” explained Deputy Chief Al Salinas of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in the above video.
The incident took place Sunday at 2 p.m., so darkness of the night did not contribute to the officer seeing the cell phone as a “dark object.”
The man, who has not been identified, will most likely be charged with assault with a deadly weapon as well as battery with a deadly weapon because prior to the shooting, he had been throwing landscaping rocks at the officers, according to Salinas.