For many people, if they live to the nice old age of 92, they are not necessarily equally blessed to still have their hearing and eye sight intact, let alone their target shooting skills.
Not so, it would seem, for the 92 year old woman shot dead by police in
Yes, I know: it sounds like a bad PR exercise, an impossible situation, a potentially monstrous basket of recriminations for the police.
Yes, Reverend Markel Hutchins, a civil rights leader, has said that the [the woman’s] family deserves an apology.
"Of the police brutality cases we've had, this is the most egregious because of the woman's age," Hutchins said.
Really Reverend; you’re serious?
This wasn’t a tough call for the police, all three of whom were shot by the nonagenarian, before she was felled.
“One was hit in the arm, another in a thigh and the third in a shoulder.”
When three police officers have been shot, should they really feel obliged to request age identification before deciding whether to fire back, with lethal force?
I don’t think so.