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4 Killed by NOLA Cops
by Jan Oh Sunday, Sep. 04, 2005 at 8:26 PM
jano_mit@yahoo.com

First reports stated that 4 “looters” (which would be people seeking food and water, most likely) were shot by police. Thirty minutes later this report was changed to state that the “looters” had fired on contract workers crossing a bridge and that is why they were killed. Miraculously, none of the contract workers fired upon were hit.

First reports stated that 4 “looters” (which would be people seeking food and water, most likely) were shot by police. Thirty minutes later this report was changed to state that the “looters” had fired on contract workers crossing a bridge and that is why they were killed. Miraculously, none of the contract workers fired upon were hit.

I witnessed a man arrested several months ago in Boston. When I asked the police why initially, they gave no reason. After a brief discussion alone, they came back and let me know that they had suddenly remembered he spat on them.

I also read one report that neglected to mention that the "looters" ever fired on the cops. Even if these men actually were stealing, since when is theft punishable by DEATH?

Story excerpts pasted below

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Four 'looters' shot dead in New Orleans

09.04.05 9:30 p.m. EST New Zealand Herald

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police shot and killed four men and wounded one other after looters fired on officers, a policeman said.

The incident happened on Saturday morning (Sunday NZ time) and came as the city began to clean up from the devastation of hurricane Katrina. No police were wounded.

"Five men who were looting exchanged gunfire with police. The officers engaged the looters when they were fired upon," said superintendent of New Orleans police, Steven Nichols.

Asked for more details, he said only, "The incident is under police investigation."
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Four killed in New Orleans shoot-out

9.04.05 10 p.m. EST ABC News

New Orleans police have shot and killed four gunmen and wounded another in a skirmish on a bridge in the flooded city.

The five men opened fire on US Army engineers who were trying to get into New Orleans to carry out repairs on one of the breached levees.

Louisiana police are under orders to shoot to kill because of the lawlessness in New Orleans, which has been flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Police returned fire, killing four of the criminals and wounding a fifth.

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