Tulsa Reserve Sheriff’s Deputy Mistakes Gun for TASER. Could It Happen to Anyone?
As has been widely reported, septuagenarian Tulsa reserve sheriff’s deputy Robert Charles Bates shot and killed gun trafficking suspect Eric Courtney Harris with a .357 Magnum revolver instead of a TASER, killing Harris. The part-time law enforcement officer appeared on the Today Show [above] to apologize for manslaughter. “It could happen to anyone,” Bates declared. Could it? Sgt. Jim Clark of the Tulsa Police Department excused Bate’s negligent discharge, claiming Bates was the “victim” of “slip and capture.” Say what? . .
According to Sgt. Clark, slip and capture is “a …read more
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