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10 cops gun down Black man on sidewalk in San Francisco

San Francisco police killed a disturbed Black man holding a knife on a busy sidewalk. At least 10 officers surrounded and opened fire on the dazed looking man, killing him. The man was a suspect in a nearby stabbing. Some are calling the shooting an excessive use of force.


  1. cupcake333 on December 3, 2015 at 4:40 pm

    if this is not an excessive use of force nothign else is , why in the world do white cop keep shooting black men like this, we got terriorist killing people and running just to be killed after begging them to surrender, they shot this man never considering he may be mentally ill if he was white they would have pepper sprayed him or called his moma on the phone even . or gave him a cheese burger . gdc or getting on my nerves, they have no respect for human life to take someones life just cause your assuming they dont want to live? this man could have been drugged, and thought he was still being surrounded by the person who drugged him. . give me break

  2. Whiteguy on December 3, 2015 at 8:56 pm

    He was armed with a knife and failed to follow orders.


    • notracistwhiteguy on December 4, 2015 at 10:48 am

      Where was the immanent threat? His gestures weren’t even threatening. Excessive. And BTW you are an asshole.


      • Whiteguy on December 5, 2015 at 2:18 pm

        He had just completed a long distance car chase….bailed to run away….had a knife out…high as heck on PCP and failed to do what he was told because he just wanted to keep escaping. The car chase footage alone shows he was a danger to the rest of the town. He had established the threat through multiple ways.

        How is that you guys keep picking these “angels” to hold up as an example?
        That guy was a train wreck waiting to happen.

        And to your failure to tag me as a racist. I will try to help you out. I don’t judge on color. I judge on actual behavior. So I am not a racist. If that was a white kid I promise you I would have the same amount (zero) of concern about his death.

        It seems odd, that if you are in bed sleeping rather than out committing crimes, your chances of running into a bad cop are very very low. Those that want to go out and rape, kill, steal, and whatever else, have at it but realize when you get caught the S might hit the fan.

    • Paytc on December 6, 2015 at 1:22 pm

      whiteguy….. it is not always as black and white as it seems. Truthfully the real world is actually full of color. I don’t know enough about the situation to comment on it correctly, I’m not certain you or anyone else has enough information to make the correct call either. One thing we do know is the number of shots that rang out were more than enough to take the victim off his feet.

      There are many questions and my guess a full investigation will better clarify the circumstances.

      1. Was this a mentally challenged individual?
      2.Was this excessive force?
      3.Was this the proper procedure based on the circumstances?
      4. Was the victim high on PCP as you claim? Where is the evidence to support those allegations?
      5. You also mention a long distance chase so apparently you have more information than I have.

      My guess is a full investigation will be performed and the actions will be deemed appropriate or not.

  3. sugarntasty on May 22, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    Simply why prevalent crime, around “Bayview and Hunters Point many. Don’t understand governmental institutional bigotry of Bay area still injustice of conduct of SFPD. They’ll excessive force, former chief Surh reign with pension. Officers guilty racist comments, well protected by NAPO: irony when shall gangs lost influence over neighborhoods! Jeff Tam British” businessman innocent killed, Japantown where outcry for justice whom killed him. Criminals not heritage interim chief Chaplin got problems!

  4. sugarntasty on November 15, 2016 at 5:37 pm

    Toney Chaplin and Eddie Jones have common there, new reverted whom? Black top cops why the violence situation San Francisco man homeless,mental problem why
    excessive force ask NAPO. Toney is friends of London Breed whom reelection district (5) with jive hope to cope with stagnation and racism. San Francisco is regional.
    city corrupt politicians only see listen affluent interest. Groups majority downtown either homeless or displace due Ellis Act Democrats Ed Lee and Scott Wiener any suggestions. Blacks,LGBTQ and homeless targets of SFPD now Toney Chaplin going change this mentality? Go after drug sales downtown along D.A there guilty!