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Gone In 41 Seconds — Police Quick to Kill Korean Artist

Feb 24, 2008

LA HABRA, Calif. — On the afternoon of December 31, 2007, two police officers encountered Michael Cho in the parking lot of a liquor store in La Habra, a small, generally quiet city in Orange County, California. It didn’t take long for the meeting to go bad. After less than a minute the officers unleashed a barrage of bullets on the 25-year-old artist, ending his life - and setting off an ongoing cascade of protests across Southern California’s Korean American community.

Computerized police logs obtained by New America Media suggest the officers quickly turned to deadly force when they confronted Cho, whom they suspected of vandalism. According to the Computer Automated Transcript documenting the incident, at 2:04 p.m. the cops contacted their dispatcher to say they’d located Cho. “Out with the subject near the liquor store,” the transcript reads. Just 41 seconds later they radioed dispatch again, this time saying they’d shot the suspect and now needed paramedics to attend to him. “Shot fired, Suspect down, Medics requested,” reads the transcript. In the aftermath of the killing, Cho’s family has publicly condemned the department, saying the officers rushed to shoot Cho, rather than using less lethal tools like pepper spray or Taser stun guns to subdue him.

“The police killed my son like a dog,” Cho’s mother, Honglan Cho, recently told the La Habra City Council. According to Shelly Lynn Kaufman, an attorney for the Cho family, the fusillade of bullets left ten holes in his body.

Read More: http://news.newamericamedia.org/news/view_article.html?article_id=ad58d8b8031a47854d3676200f5c5be5 

please spread this.

since when does a man deserve to die due to suspected vandalism?

tell me again how none of this has anything to do with race. show me where the “equality” is now. 

pinknationtakeover:

pizzadex-7:

hobbitofthemotherfuckinshire:

hobbitofthemotherfuckinshire:

*moves to France and becomes a cheerleader*
“Where are my apple apples?”

only french wil get

oh my lord jesus please help me I am dying rn

ah yes. its almost time for me to start shitting pumpkin spice

souda-kun:

my hairstylist said my hair looked fucking sick

another lonely friday night it seems like

TFW YOU MAKE A CHOCOLATE AND COFFEEBEAN FACE MASK AND IT LOOKS LIKE CRAP SO IT LOOKS LIKE YOU HAVE SHIT ON YOUR FACE

school “friend” stuff thats been happening lately under the cut

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sa-iled:

trashfriend:

little things that actually make a difference to general life happiness:
•drinking lots of water
•eating fresh fruit
•thinking positively about yourself and others
•washing your face twice a day
•changing your sheets once a week
•hot baths with Epsom salts
•face masks using from things in your house
•sleeping more than 7 hours per night
•reorganizing your clothes, makeup, possessions etc
•keeping your living space clean

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I have a lot of trouble believing that there wasn’t some kind of illegitimacy with the ballots in the Scottish independence vote. They’ve wanted to be away from the UK for a while now, why would they stick? It doesn’t make all that much sense to me.

kaisukes:

he is burning

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