He was a good kid, got straight A's, he's white, and he helped old ladies across the street.

He was a good kid, got straight A's, he's white, and he helped old ladies across the street.

Black people also get a "well known family" quote

"He was turning his life around, he was going to church"

“He’s on the football team”

“He’s a honor roll student”

“He will never hurt nobody”

Because until a judge or jury says you did it you're still considered innocent in the eyes of the law.

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"He was always such a friendly, caring soul. I just can't believe he'd do something like this."

I wonder if they're writing these types of stories about the cop who was murdered? That probably wouldn't get as many clicks online so they won't bother.

And why the fuck is that article saying he's a student who's "accused" of killing a cop? He did it right in the middle of the precinct and even confessed to it already. Why are they making it sound like he might be innocent?

You just named 3 victims. If they had killed a cop bet it would have been different

He could very well end up walking because of an insanity plea or any other defense, but he absolutely 100% shot the cop. So the "accused" just rubbed me the wrong way.

Can confirm, am from Chicago

If they're big they were always "Gentle Giants".

Because in this country, you are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. He ain't seen no judge yet, and he may be proven to be innocent due to mental state (then the reporter / news agency could be sued for libel).

the complexion for the protection.

He probably shot a black cop

It's just yesterday something similar was top post here.. "How does it matter that he held the door open for an old lady..? He killed 66 people." Or something like that..