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Schenectady teen allegedly points air gun at cops

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A 14-year-old boy pointed an imitation handgun at officers Sunday night, police said. Police found and arrested him after a brief search, and also recovered the weapon, which was so realistic that officers couldn’t tell it was an air gun until they had it in hand and tried to unload it. Police officials said that, presented with what appeared to be a very real gun pointed at them, the officers would have been justified in ...


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wmarincic
July 15, 2014
7:20 a.m.

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And the uproar of police brutality we would have heard had these officers shot and killed this kid.

pro-tech
July 15, 2014
7:56 a.m.

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Not the smartest of moves.. This kid and his parent are damn lucky that he is not dead.. I hope the parents give this kid a lesson in reality and the gun is now property of the police..

memny
July 15, 2014
8:57 a.m.

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I doubt the parents have much wisdom to share with the kid or he wouldn't be out on the street of Schenectady at 11pm on a Sunday. Give him another year or two and the gun will be real.

poorlaw
July 15, 2014
10:18 a.m.

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LOOK AT ALL YOU GUYS SITTING HERE JUDGING SOMEONE THINKING YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT. IT DOESNT PAY TO BE IGNORANT.

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