Fort Worth Man Killed in Drug Raid

A Fort Worth, Texas, resident was shot and killed by members of the Tarrant County Narcotics Unit as they executed a search warrant Friday night. The as yet unidentified victim becomes the 36th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.

According to WFAA TV News, citing a Fort Worth police captain, six members of the unit's Northeast Division arrived at the Tulip Tree Drive residence at about 8:45pm. When they broke down the door, the man inside was holding a shotgun and pointing it at officers.

One officer from nearby Euless fired once at the man, striking him at the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

While police did not identify the man, they did say he was 30 years old.

Four other people inside the home were taken into custody, but it is not clear if they were actually arrested.

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating the shooting.

Fort Worth, TX
United States
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idiots

Cops are fucking idiots, with guns.

"Crime Against Humanity".

This is a "Crime Against Humanity".

Apolinar Solis

A blind diabetic man, died after being arrested on drug possession charges. TRULY the WAR ON CIVILIANS.

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/inmate-killed-fall-manhattan-courthouse-article-1.1528064

Apolinar Solis

A blind diabetic man who died after being arrested on drug possession charges

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/inmate-killed-fall-manhattan-courthouse-article-1.1528064

end no knock raids now

This man died because police were afraid evidence might be destroyed during a "normal" search warrant. This is the justification for all drug related "no knock" warrants. 36 deaths this year? I say lives are more important than possible evidence destruction. If our courts were functioning properly, drug related no knock raids would be prohibited. End no knock raids now!

THE DRUG WAR NEEDS TO END

How many more people have to die ? Cops need to focus on real crime, not drugs. We the people are sick and tired of this .

Since we can clearly see how

Since we can clearly see how the current prohibition laws in the UK keep not only the young whipper snappers on the street to heel, but have entirely prevented the penetration of drug culture into the establishment and ruling classes, it is clearly the right policy to pursue.

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