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Video Shows Man Attacking Deputy Before Being Fatally Shot By Police

On Friday, police in Broward County, Florida released footage of intense, violent moments that lead up to a fatal police shooting. In the video, 42-year-old Jean Pedro Pierre can be seen kicking, and even dragging, Deputy Sean Youngward outside a condominium.  

The officer was responding to a disturbance at the residential building when the violence broke out. Pierre can be seen dragging Youngward by his leg, while Youngward calls for backup.

The deputy tried to subdue the suspect by tasing him, but the attempt was in vain. Then, another deputy, Steven Briggs, shows up on the scene to help.

“Tase him, tase him; don’t shoot him,” a concerned citizen yelled at Briggs. Just like Youngward, Briggs was unsuccessful in his tasing attempt.

“Let it go, bro. They’re gonna shoot you, man,” a bystander yells at Pierre, who responded by letting go of Youngward only to charge at Briggs.

Pierre was then shot three times,

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Cops Shoot Attacking Pit Bull And Kill Teen Instead

Los Angeles authorities accidentally killed a 17-year-old boy early Thursday after a freak accident involving a charging pit bull. According to the LA Times, authorities shot  an aggressive pit bull in Palmdale but the bullets bounced off the ground and killed Armando Garcia-Muro.

“He may have been struck by one of the skip rounds in what we’re calling an extremely, extremely unfortunate incident,” shared Capt. Christopher Bergner in a press conference afterwards. “Our initial impression was [the deputies] didn’t even see the individual coming around from the side of the building.”

The incident took place after 3:40am. Five deputies showed up on the scene due to a call about a loud party. The pit bull reportedly bit one of the deputies in the knee and the teen was restraining the dog. The dog got loose and that’s when shots were fired. According to Bergner, the dog was a full-grown pit bull weighing between 60

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