Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Shooting of Jermaine McBean with Air Rifle and Earbuds

Shooting of Jermaine McBean with Air Rifle and Earbuds ---
tags: black suspect, black victim, police brutality, unarmed victim, protest controversy


1 killed July 31, 2013 shooting Shooting of Jermaine McBean with Air Rifle and Earbuds In Oakland Park, Fla. Jermaine McBean walked home from a pawn shop carrying an air rifle. He was shot and killed by police after he ignored commands to drop the gun. Protesters said  that he posed no danger, and was wearing earbuds, which were removed in a coverup. McBean was back to normal after treatment for bipolar disorder. In 2015 a Florida grand jury and the FBI will re-investigate this case.


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January 6, 2016 Florida deputy who killed man holding air rifle pleads not guilty to manslaughter | Fox News Florida deputy who fatally shot a man carrying only an air... Two other deputies had guns drawn but did not fire. ... officer was charged criminally for an on-duty shooting.

Florida deputy charged in shooting of man who had air rifle Associated Press Dec 11, 2015 - PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida sheriff's deputy wascharged Friday with manslaughter in the 2013 shooting death of a man ...

Florida Deputy Charged in Shooting of Man Who Had Air Rifle  ABC News In this photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office is Broward sheriff's deputy Peter Peraza, who has been charged with manslaughter in the 2013 shooting death of 33-year-old Jermaine McBean, who was carrying only an air rifle and may have ...

Deputy charged in shooting of man who had air rifle - Al ...
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Al JazeeraDec 11, 2015 - A South Florida sheriff's deputy has been charged with manslaughter in the 2013 shooting death of a man who was carrying only an air rifle ...

Florida deputy charged with killing man who had pellet gun
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USA TodayDec 11, 2015 - A Florida deputy has been indicted for manslaughter in the 2013shooting death of Jermaine McBean, who was ... Florida deputy charged with killingman who had pellet gun ... AP POLICE KILLING AIR RIFLE A USA FL.

  •  June 13, 2015 investigation re-opened  Earbuds, BB gun at the heart of a fatal police shooting of unarmed black male by Hispanic cop in Florida; grand jury ... Minneapolis Star Tribune  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Florida grand jury will investigate the McBean shooting. Jermaine McBean decided one summer day in 2013 to walk to a pawn shop, buy a pellet gun that looked a lot like a real rifle and stroll down a busy street back to his apartment complex with the gun in plain view. McBean was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2010, according to the family attorney, and had been hospitalized briefly in the days before the shooting. Parents claim police knew he had on earbuds and could not hear commands But Schoen said he was back to normal after the treatment on July 31, 2013, the day of the shooting. tags: lawsuit against police decision was made to confront McBean, who was now carrying the air rifle over his shoulders, behind his neck, with both arms slung on top of the gun. Peraza, LaCerra and Lt. Brad Ostroff — the deputy commander of the district — approached from behind with guns drawn, shouting for McBean to drop the rifle. "It appeared like he was ignoring us," Peraza said, insisting repeatedly that he saw no earbuds in McBean's ears.  purchase the green camouflage Winchester air rifle, which has a scope and looked to many people who saw him that day to be a real weapon but only fires BB-like pellets. Witness called 911 "He looked like he was angry. He was stomping his feet. He was yelling something," she said, adding that she considered the possibility that he was carrying a "BB gun" but then determined "it looked like a gun, a shotgun, something that could do damage."









    Jermaine McBean shortly after he was fatally shot by police in Oakland Park, Fla., on July 31, 2013, while carrying an unloaded air rifle. Police say he ignored their orders to drop the weapon and was not wearing headphones; his family’s lawyer says this picture, taken by a witness, shows that was false. Courtesy David Schoen

  • JUN 1 2015 Photo Earbud Raises Doubts About Police Shooting of Jermaine McBean, coverup nbc news newly emerged photo that shows headphones in McBean's ears immediately after the 2013 shooting raises questions about the police version of events, including why the white earbuds were later found stuffed in the dead computer expert's pocket. man who called 911 in alarm when he saw McBean walking around with the air rifle but who also says McBean never pointed it at police or anyone else. McBean had the Winchester Model 1000 Air Rifle balanced on his shoulders behind his neck, with his hand over both ends, and was turning around to face police when one officer began shooting. "He [McBean] couldn't have fired that gun from the position he was in." civil rights lawyer David Schoen, says the photo of McBean with the headphones — which he provided to NBC News — is evidence of a "coverup." An autopsy report showed he had the marijuana compound THC in his blood and urine. McBean, who had two degrees from Pace University in New York, worked in information technology at a Fort Lauderdale ad agency, servicing the company's computers


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    Jun 1, 2015 - After Florida police shot Jermaine McBean to death as he walked home with an unloaded air rifle, they said there was no reason to believe he ...

    Did Fla. Police Lie About Jermaine McBean Not Wearing ...
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    Jun 1, 2015 - A photo of Jermaine McBean taken shortly after the July 13, 2013, police shooting that killed him appears to show McBean wearing earbuds ...

    The Command Jermaine McBean Never Heard | Simple ...
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    Jun 1, 2015 - Police reports made the killing of Jermaine McBean on Dixie Highway in Oakland Park, Florida, clean as a whistle. Carrying a rifle as he ...

    Officers who shot and killed unarmed, non-violent Jermaine ...
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    Jun 5, 2015 - Just a few months after they shot and killed computer engineer Jermaine McBean, the two officers who killed him then worked hard to cover it ...
  • Photo Exposes Police Cover-up of the Fatal Shooting of ... revolution-news.com › Americas Jun 1, 2015 - A newly surfaced photo of 33-year-old Jermaine McBean as he lay dying shows that he was wearing earbuds at the time of the shooting. Police ...