Quote Originally Posted by NotMallNinja View Post
I understand the OP's rationale but the circumstances are not the same. At first brush to me the issue is why the officer's conduct is not suspect given the number of rounds fired. The police should be held to the same standard of proper muzzle awareness and trigger control that the rest of us are held to. Just because they "got their guy" does not make their conduct acceptable to me.
Based on the video I saw, it seems that they shot until the BG no longer posed a threat. They actually fired far fewer rounds than I would have expected. Regarding the Mayor's attempt at CYA, the victims may still sue, regardless of what he fantasizes.