Hands up, still shot

We all know the “Hands up, Don’t Shoot” is nonsense, but sometimes we have to point it out.

Oregon police  got called into a 7-11 to investigate the stabbing death of a college student.

Juventino Bermuez had been lurking behind the Red Box machine, when he apparently ambushed the student, killing him.

Upon arrival, the police found Juventino Bermudez Arenas with his hands up, waving a knife. The police told him repeatedly to drop the knife, but he doesn’t comply, and in fact seems to be slowly making his way towards the officers.

At this point, like with Michael Brown, Bermudez is shot several times, deader than disco.


I’m sure Bermudez will be determined to be a gentle giant on his way to college via the Dream Act. Viva la Mexico?


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