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Thursday, August 16, 2012

How to Shoot Yourself in the Head While Handcuffed

That was the task of proving that it could be done that fell to the Jonesboro, Ark. police, after the much-publicized and loudly-criticized death of Chavis Carter, 21, while in custody, cuffed and sitting in the back seat of a police cruiser.  Was he executed by the cops?  Is he a different version of Trayvon Martin? 

So the local police (under fire for some of their past actions) did a little two-minute video to show that it could be done, using cops of varying sizes (even a woman) as re-enactors.  His mom is not buying it.  Still wondering why he was put into the car with a gun in his pocket.  Hard to watch but amazing:

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