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09/29/2008 12:47 PM ID: 73688 Permalink   

Police Officer Killed While Executing Search Warrant


Veteran Chicago Police Officer Nathaniel Taylor Jr. was killed on Sunday when he was struck by a felon's bullet during a search warrant of a suspected drug offender's home.

While police waited outside of the home for the suspect to come out, which is typically safer than approaching the home, the suspect drove up in a vehicle. Officer Taylor announced that they were the police and the suspect fired upon him.

Officers on the scene returned fire, leaving the suspect, Lamar Cooper, 37, in critical condition at a local hospital. Drugs, weapons and a bulletproof vest were located inside of the suspect's home, which was equipped with six security cameras.

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  Whata freakin Jackass  
As long as he's in the hospital they should save everybody a lot of time and trouble and just arrange an accidental overdose. It's not like there'd be anyone who cared enough about him to sue.
  by: VermiciousG     09/29/2008 03:01 PM     
Because people should act like scumbags just like that guy?
  by: splicer   09/29/2008 04:16 PM     
  Surprising there was anything left of him...  
He was fired upon by more than one officer. I think they should keep him alive long enough to serve him the death penalty to the fullest.
  by: saltinekraken08   09/29/2008 06:43 PM     
"Having several security cameras on the home didn't surprise him, Rhodes said. "This used to be a nice neighborhood, and now it's a bad neighborhood," Rhodes said."
DUH. It's because of people like your nice neighbor.
  by: reehaw     09/29/2008 06:48 PM     
  Unusual activity  
From the source: 'Neighbors said police asked them about whether they noticed unusual activity at Cooper's home. "The police said 'he has a lot of cameras,'" '

Dealing drugs, having druggies as friends, smell of pot = suspicious activity

Having cameras in a bad neighborhood = common sense.
  by: escalus84   09/29/2008 08:00 PM     
No, Just venting.
  by: VermiciousG     09/29/2008 08:09 PM     
  Phew Whats that smell  
Oh its only Verminous Venting...LOL
  by: steve2045     09/30/2008 12:18 AM     
  Useless Drugs  
Two lives lost + more. I hope this was over some real drugs and not just some grass.
  by: kmazzawi     09/30/2008 12:26 AM     
Who yanked your chain?
  by: VermiciousG     09/30/2008 02:46 PM     
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