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Times Square shooting: Video shows jittery, slo-mo drama

Visceral video footage making the Internet rounds drops viewers into the scene of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man by New York police.

As the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday, New York police killed 51-year-old Darrius Kennedy in a very public shooting in Times Square.

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One shot dead as FBI arrests Oregon occupation leader, others
One protester was shot dead and eight others were arrested on Tuesday after authorities confronted members of an armed group that has staged a month-long occupation of a federal wildlife reserve in Oregon, activists and officials said.

“The protester Patrick likened Finicum’s death to the killing of Tamir Rice, an unarmed 12-year-old African American boy fatally shot by police outside a Cleveland recreation center in 2014. The officers were not charged.” Oh my god.  Like I agree police should not be allowed to use deadly force but like…this comparison speaks volumes.