Student Robert Cameron Redus Killed By University Police ---
tags: suicide by cop, Unarmed and Dangerous , school shooting incident, Police Shootings Killings
See main: December 6, 2013 Robert Cameron Redus Shot After Attacking Campus Police in Texas Cpl. Chris Carter shot Robert Cameron Redus at least three times after a car chase and he attacked the officer with his baton at University of the Incarnate Word in Alamo Heights near San Antonio Texas
December 6, 2013 Student Robert Cameron Redus Killed By University Police Cameron Redus, 23, was pulled over around 2:30 a.m. for driving erratically, according to a police report. the officer claims that Redus resisted arrest, grabbed his police baton and began hitting him until he retrieved it from Redus, Carter said he then drew his gun and warned Redus repeatedly to stop or be shot. He opened fire only when Redus charged at him with arms raised. Carter fired six times, hitting Redus in the left eye, upper chest, left elbow, right hip and upper back.One witness said he heard someone say “‘Oh, you’re gonna shoot me? as the officer claimed Redus was a communications major at University of the Incarnate Word
One Huffington Post opinion is that Redus’ death is one of a spate of police shootings of unarmed individuals including youths, the mentally ill, and even dogs. In another deadly incident with a college student just last month, police shot and killed a 19-year-old on Iowa State University’s campus who had driven off in his father’s truck. The county attorney deemed the use of force “justified.