That’s screwed up when another young black man was shot and killed by the police but they could have just taser him instead of shooting him. Here we go again. Oh my f**king god. When is it going to stop. Excuse my language but the police brutality shit is never going to fuckin’ stop.
Originally posted on Global Grind:
UPDATE: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The man shot and killed by St. Louis police on Tuesday has been identified as 25-year-old Kajieme Powell. Powell was not from St. Louis, but was visiting his grandmother, who lives there.
Police Chief Sam Dotson gave this account of the incident:
Powell walked out of the Six Stars Market, at 8701 Riverview, without paying for two energy drinks, and the store owner told him to stop. A few minutes later, Powell came back and took a package of muffins or pastries, Dotson said, adding that the store owner walked out with him and asked him to pay for the items. Powell started throwing the items on the street and sidewalk. St. Louis Alderman Dionne Flowers, who works at a nearby beauty shop, witnessed the encounter and told officers the man was acting erratically and was grabbing at his waistband.
Dotson said the store owner and the…
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