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Georgia Sheriffs Dept. Says Officer Who Shot Fleeing Man In The Head Was Justified In Shooting

Body camera video shows Georgia deputies tried to arrest a homeless man for loitering but the man fled and was shot in the head.

News outlets report video shows a Coweta County sheriff’s deputy spotted 34-year-old Nicholas Bolton sleeping in a vehicle parked outside a Newnan shopping center Sunday. Deputies are seen knocking on a car window and trying to speak to Bolton, who drives off.

Deputies give chase and pin Bolton’s still-reeving vehicle between three cruisers. The sound of spinning tires is heard as deputies yell for Bolton to stop. He’s then shot by Deputy John Collins, who said he feared his colleague was going to be run over. Bolton was hospitalized.

The sheriff’s office said Wednesday that the deputies were justified. The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is investigating.

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Cece July 8, 2019 at 4:35 pm

It dure is If justice be served

Terrance Smalls July 8, 2019 at 7:19 pm

My people, it’s time to wake up and start fighting back against the people who are oppressing the Black communities across America!! If we don’t do something about this today, then we might not have a tomorrow…

kennetth sanders July 11, 2019 at 10:52 am

as they continue to show you black life doesn’t matter, this america don’t even consider you the democrats are at the boarder but seldom even speak of the brutality that the blacks suffer we are hungry for justice we are starving for peace we are still looking for that thing you call freedom its to the point we can’t even walk down the street and feel safe police kills us with video and what happen ;nothing wake up people

msaint September 17, 2019 at 12:55 am

They kill us because we’re too stupid to quit spending our 1.6 trillion dollars in their white owned establishments.

Justincredible3680 July 17, 2019 at 2:08 pm

So I guess he couldn’t shoot out the tires SMH. It’s a shame how some cops see a black man as a threat. The guy was just sleeping in his vehicle not bothering anyone. What has this world come to

msaint September 17, 2019 at 12:59 am

They don’t see us as threats, they view us as clay pigeons.

Kevin A July 17, 2019 at 5:35 pm

So sad He brought all that on himself he didn t comply. And try to evade. And tried to run down cops ..oh yea hes a bad boy


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