Autopsy Proves Unarmed Black Utah Man Shot 5 Times in Back By Police

Source: ThinkProgress.Com Last month, 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was shot and killed by officers in Saratoga Springs, Utah, while carrying a toy sword. Police claimed Hunt lunged at them, but a new state autopsy released by Hunt’s lawyer finds that Hunt was shot 5 times in the back, and a sixth time on his left hip towards the back. The autopsy …

Police Union: Eric Garner Not Choked, “Race-Baiting” Rev. Al Sharpton The Problem

CIVIC CENTER — The city’s police unions vehemently denied Tuesday that Eric Garner was put in a chokehold during an arrest before his death — following a firestorm of criticism of the department they say has been fanned by mayor Bill de Blasio’s rush to judgment in the incident. “It was not a chokehold,” Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch said Tuesday at a …