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05/18/2010 03:43 AM ID: 84146 Permalink   

Police Statements Cover up Murder of 7-Year-Old Girl


A camera crew was filming for a television show with the Detroit Police during the raid that resulted in the death of a 7-year-old child. Officers said a struggle with the child´s grandmother resulted in an officer´s gun discharging, killing the child.

An attorney, Geoffrey Fieger, for the family of child, said: "It´s not an accident. It´s not a mistake. There was no altercation, there is no question about what happened because it´s in the videotape."

Attorney Geoffrey Fieger also said: "The videotape shows clearly the officer throwing through the window a stun grenade-type explosive and then within milliseconds of throwing that, firing a shot from outside the home."

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  by: JayWar   05/18/2010 04:11 AM     
it was only one death. Now I am in the picture I realise there could have been more casualties.
  by: captainJane     05/18/2010 04:30 AM     
  How stupid  
to lie when you know it was recorded anyway. Idiotic when the death of a child is involved. Regardless the lies were not corroborated and I agree with the attorney.
  by: Sleeky     05/18/2010 09:44 AM     
the police have been trying to get the video.
  by: Key2000     05/18/2010 10:38 AM     
Probably force of habit.
  by: jamesmc   05/18/2010 12:52 PM     
Only the military throws grenades first and ask questions later.

Flash Bangs cause permanent hearing damage, they are not a viable solution for situations with children involved....sigh.
  by: Sasquatches_United   05/18/2010 07:15 PM     
I was not aware that the cops even had stun grenades/flash grenades. I would imagine somebody like SWAT would but not your local PD.

also i am sure they didnt think there was a child in there. from what i have heard they went to the wrong house. This still doesnt excuse the fact that they killed an innocent person let alone a child.
  by: snowman47   05/19/2010 07:34 AM     
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