On Tuesday, March 16, the mother of an adult black boy who was seriously injured in the head by police in Houston, South America, announced her intention to file a complaint against the police.
«My child should never have been shot, especially not by the policeThe mother of Legend Smalls told a news conference. “He still holds bullet pieces to the head and is in intensive careNearly two weeks after removing part of her brain, 19-year-old Taisha Smalls suffocated with the sensation of her voice.
In late March 3, the young woman was refueling when her son was tied to a baby seat in the back seat, and a vehicle, chased by police, drove off the road in front of the gas station. An armed man suspected of at least two robberies came out and threw himself in Ms. Smalls’ car. Police later opened fire, killing the suspect and injuring the boy.
Now, confronting African Americans, the police shoot first, then ask questions.
Emme SmallsFillsHouston Police Officer Troy Finner said after the tragedy. But, according to the young woman, she finished and sat back in her car, and the chased man got into it. “They found out she was in the car and they opened fire anyway“Assured his lawyer, Ben Crum, who specializes in cases of police violence against African-Americans.”Now, when confronted by African Americans, police shoot first and then ask questions that they would not do with other citizens.“, He estimated.”You should not shoot when your target is unknown, Added his colleague Antonio Romanucci. “We are not in a movie or TV series!Houston police said they believe cameras were fitted during their interventions, and both asked for access to footage of the scene. “We are still gathering facts, but will report back soon2, added by Antonio Romanucci.
Criticisms of U.S. police, who have been repeatedly accused of using excessive force against black minorities, were taken at an unprecedented level on the knees of a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, after the death of George Floyd.