Removing all indications that a toy gun is fake and then reaching for it when officers order you to put your hands in the air are both really, really bad ideas.
It is sad that this young boy lost his life, but the officer(s) appear to have taken the action that would best protect the safety of everyone (including themselves). Let’s learn from this youth’s mistakes so the situation doesn’t repeat itself.
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