Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Police Shooting of William Chapman II

Police Shooting of William Chapman II --- ===

April 22, 2015  Police Shooting of William Chapman II police officer Stephen Rankin received a call about a suspected shoplifting. Responding to the local Walmart/ Rankin fatally shot that young black man, 18-year-old William Chapman II. jury convicted Rankin of voluntary manslaughter, rejecting his claim that the shooting was justified.


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anti-police propaganda site:  Lawyer Says Portsmouth Police Shooting Video Has 15 Second Gap 2015-12-11 BY: KELLY W. PATTERSON ON: DECEMBER 11, 2015 Follow me On Wednesday, the lawyer representing the family of William Chapman II, an unarmed man who was shot by Portsmouth police Officer Stephen D. Rankin in April, claimed that the video recorded by Rankin’s taser contains a 15 second gap. Coincidentally, those “missing” 15 seconds just happen to be

White cop convicted of manslaughter for shooting unarmed black man outside Va. Walmart  By Michael E. Miller Washington Post August 5, 2016  morning of April 22, 2015, when Portsmouth, Va., police officer Stephen Rankin received a call about a suspected shoplifting. Responding to the local Walmart, Rankin spotted a young black man walking through the parking lot. The policeman radioed his dispatcher to say he was approaching.  Sixty-two seconds later, after a scuffle, Rankin fatally shot that young black man, 18-year-old William Chapman II, in the chest and face.  On Thursday, a jury convicted Rankin of voluntary manslaughter, rejecting his claim that the shooting was justified.


Witness to William Chapman shooting contradicts police officer's ...
https://www.theguardian.com/us.../william-chapman-trial-wittness-account-walmart
Jul 29, 2016 - Security worker at Walmart, where the shooting took place, says 18-year-old only 'made a gesture' at officer Stephen Rankin before he was ...


William Chapman shooting | Us-news | The Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/william-chapman
In 2011, Virginia police officer Stephen Rankin shot an unarmed man dead. Last year he did it again. The fight to get him convicted is the subject of a new film.

Cop Fired After Indictment in Killing of Virginia Teen William Chapman
https://www.nbcnews.com/.../cop-charged-murder-killing-virginia-teen-william-chap...
Sep 3, 2015 - William Chapman II had no alcohol or drugs in his system, and his pockets ... William Chapman II was shot in the face and chest April 22 at a ...


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https://saboteur365.wordpress.com/2016/08/page/51/Aug 6, 2016 - Sixty-two seconds later, after a scuffle, Rankin fatally shot that young black man, 18-year-old William Chapman II, in the chest and face.

Society's Child -- Sott.net
https://www.sott.net/category/18-Society-s-Child%253Fpage=36?page=2322
Officer Stephen D. Rankin, 36, who is white, was also charged with use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in the shooting of William Chapman II, who was ...