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Cheney shooting unnecessary

I have a hard time looking the other way on this issue. When three police officers cannot disarm a man with a knife it’s very disheartening, especially with today’s measures. With items like stun guns and pepper spray, why would you have to shoot to kill? Was there a warning shot fired? It was not mentioned in the newspaper.

What is the proper officer protocol in this situation? I cannot answer that. In my opinion this definitely was a unnecessary loss of life and could have been prevented.

Jim Kotur

Medical Lake


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