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cop shoots graffiti suspect by accident

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by GamblersGrin, Oct 19, 2004.

  1. GamblersGrin

    GamblersGrin Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 24, 2003 Messages: 3,243 Likes Received: 16
    http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/101...shooting19.html

    Suspect shot; police say it was accident

    Emily Bittner
    The Arizona Republic
    Oct. 19, 2004 12:00 AM

    A Phoenix police officer accidentally shot a graffiti suspect Sunday while the man hid under a pile of clothes in a stranger's bedroom.

    The victim, 23-year-old Tim Vic, was shot in the hip through the clothing, said Sgt. Lauri Williams, a Phoenix police spokeswoman.

    Vic was spray-painting a sidewalk in the 4700 block of North 86th Drive with three or four other people around 4:30 p.m. when police were called, she said. advertisement

    All the spray-painters ran when officers arrived, Williams said.

    Officer Joseph Twyford, 30, saw a man run toward a house on the block. Twyford asked the homeowner, a woman who was home alone, if he could search her house.

    Twyford and another officer went into the house and were searching a bedroom when Twyford's gun went off. Authorities are investigating why it fired, but Twyford told investigators it was accidental.

    Vic was in critical but stable condition at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. Twyford is on routine paid administrative leave.

    Ch.0 is NO graff content... Plus what Porque said too
     
  2. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,986 Likes Received: 311
    damn officers, shootin people

    need to be out chasin chubbers
     
  3. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,986 Likes Received: 311
    and who the hell paints a sidewalk?
     
  4. InnerCityRebel

    InnerCityRebel Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 19, 2002 Messages: 8,297 Likes Received: 117
    mabye it was Fantom!!isn't someone looking for him
     
  5. AORAone

    AORAone Veteran Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 6,460 Likes Received: 32
    nope wasnt me. cant shoot what ya cant see
     
  6. Nekro

    Nekro Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 19, 2003 Messages: 2,568 Likes Received: 1
    "He walked into my knife! He walked into my knife 5 times!"
     
  7. 26SidedCube

    26SidedCube Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 18, 2003 Messages: 6,590 Likes Received: 9

    No, this is why you don't paint sidewalks. I think I'm supposed to keep that on the hush hush, though.
     
  8. porque

    porque Senior Member

    Joined: May 5, 2002 Messages: 1,844 Likes Received: 0
    ...i know it's a news article...but you shouldn't have people's names on here...
     
  9. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    "routine paid administrative leave"

    off-duty cop killed a girl while driving under the influence..thats what he got too.
     
  10. AORAone

    AORAone Veteran Member

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    agreed
     
  11. Intangible

    Intangible 12oz Legend

    Joined: Jul 9, 2001 Messages: 17,479 Likes Received: 6
    atleast they didnt try to cover it up and simply kill dude and say he looked to have a weapon or some shit...
     
  12. OMG Im Naked

    OMG Im Naked Junior Member

    Joined: Aug 16, 2004 Messages: 153 Likes Received: 0
  13. Ballard

    Ballard New Jack

    Joined: Sep 25, 2004 Messages: 86 Likes Received: 0
    where im from people hit ground tags all the time. they dident say how he was doing it, it could have been spray paint or latex. theres nothing wrong with ground tags, they burn for so long im suprised more people dont do it...
     
  14. deerday

    deerday New Jack

    Joined: Oct 14, 2004 Messages: 6 Likes Received: 0
    could have been worse...my homie was eating a donut, next thing you know he had three warning shots to the dome!
     
  15. skillz

    skillz Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 7, 2003 Messages: 131 Likes Received: 0
    kill corrupt police :burn:
     
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