The Jerame Reid Shooting Video Isn’t that Cut and Dry

by Scott Creighton

“Hands up don’t shoot” does not apply to every officer involved shooting.

This video is a tale of two officers’ responses to seeing a handgun and two responses from suspects to officer’s directions when they have their guns drawn with tensions running pretty high.

One officer seems to remain calm and reserved while one suspect does pretty much everything he’s told not to because he panics.

It’s like a line drawn right down the middle of the suspect’s vehicle. This is what you do on the left; this is what you don’t do on the right.

And such is the story of how Jerame Reid met his end.

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