U.S.A.F. senior airman comes back from Iraq in one piece, gets shot three times by a San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy. An amateur video shows the cop shooting 21-year-old Elio Carrion from a few feet away while Carrion is apparently seated or supine, trying to talk to him, and obeying his orders. The cop tells him to get up, then shoots him—which suggests "Get up" may not have been an order but some kind of tough-guy challenge. Or he may have been jittery after a chase that ended in a crash. In any event, he's a goober who shouldn't be carrying a badge. Ironically, Carrion works as a military policeman.
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