BLM Supporter Threatens to Shoot Driver Trying to Pass Through Protest (VIDEO)
It’s not surprise that we’re once again seeing violence in Michigan following the police involved shooting death of a man in Grand Rapids.
Patrick Lyoya was fatally shot in the head during a scuffle in which he was resisting arrest and trying to steal the taser of a police officer. So, of course, since he’s a black man, people took to the streets to “protest”.
Here we are once again facing BLM and Antifa thugs preparing for another summer of love.
This past weekend, the thugs took to the streets. There were some true protesters, but there were also some thugs who were just out looking for problems. Such as this man who threatens a driver with a pistol for simply trying to get through the protest.
BREAKING: A BLM supporter cocks a pistol threatening a driver trying to get through a street that’s meant to be driven on at the #PartrickLyoya protest in Grand Rapids, Michigan
— Drew Hernandez (@DrewHLive) April 17, 2022
a bit later another driver had antifa jump onto his car hood to block him
random white dude who was streaming gets accused of being a cop.
also a woman yelling that they have kids in the crowd (said crowd has threatened drivers with guns) pic.twitter.com/VsCM8xx3Eg
— teak_tree_turmoil (@teaktreeturmoil) April 17, 2022
Here’s my take on the matter:
Do I think that the police officer was justified in using deadly force in this situation? Not really. It doesn’t look like the situation had gotten that out of control as to pose an immediate risk to the life of the officer.
Given the positioning of the men and the fact that the officer managed to shoot him in the back of the head, he could have just as easily shot him anywhere else that was less lethal. If he’s not capable of doing that in this particular situation, then he shouldn’t be a cop because he sure as heck was able to shoot him flawlessly in the head.
That said, the reason that these incidents even arise in the first place is because the perpetrator doesn’t cooperate. He tried to steal his taser and tried to run from the officer. Those are both bad decisions. Make good decisions and things will likely be alright.
That doesn’t mean that there aren’t some bad cops out there who have some sort of god complex and abuse their authority. But I guarantee you that 99% of these situations could be avoided entirely if there was cooperation on the part of the perpetrator.
Then one might ask why they would cooperate if they know they’re going to be in trouble or go to jail because they did something wrong. This is the wrong question to ask because they already bad decisions by breaking the law in the first place.
Do right and you’ll likely get treated right.
As for these thugs harassing people on the street…just stop being ignorant. The drivers trying to get through had nothing to do with this. Stop punishing them.