By Tom Knighton
Some in the media describe the death of Saint Louis police officer Katlyn Alix as an “accident.” They use that term for one simple reason; no one meant to shoot her so far as they can tell.
Still, Alix is dead and a fellow officer pulled the trigger.
More than that, the officer apparently meant to pull the trigger. That’s not an accident, that’s outright negligence because the officers–the very people anti-gunners tell us are the only ones we should trust with guns–broke every rule of gun safety and now a fellow officer is dead.
A St. Louis police officer was charged with manslaughter Friday for allegedly shooting a colleague as the two played Russian roulette, authorities said.
Officer Nathaniel Hendren, 29, shot Officer Katlyn Alix, 24, in his apartment in the city’s Carondelet neighborhood early Thursday in the presence of a third officer, police said.
Hendren was charged with involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action, police said. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison.
Alix was off duty at the time of the shooting, police said. Hendren and his partner were on duty. All three were in Hendren’s apartment shortly before 1 a.m.
Hendren emptied the cylinder of the revolver …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms