Originally Posted by frazod
The details of what actually led up to this can't be determined from either story. My take is that the guy approached the kid (who was only visiting the neighborhood and NOT a resident), asked him where he was headed, and the kid gave him attitude, and it went downhill from there. Either could have walked away - a polite response would have certainly been an end to the situation. Don't know - wasn't there.
My biggest problem with this is the Yahoo story itself - which is pure yellow journalism specifically intended to incite idiots like Bump and Wickedson into indignant fits of liberal outrage.
That's what makes sense to me. The guy didnt have to confront the kid, that was a mistake. The kid easily could have played along and waited for the police to show up without there being a fight. Another mistake.
People are acting like dude rolled up jumped out of the car, shot the kid then yelled stop or I will shoot.