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Billings police shooting raises concerns

2014-05-05T00:00:00Z 2014-05-05T09:03:05Z Billings police shooting raises concerns The Billings Gazette
May 05, 2014 12:00 am

The police stated that 32 seconds passed from the time the policeman left his car to when the first shot was fired. That is not enough time for a policeman to get a person out of the car, question him, get his gun and shoot him. If he was afraid of Ramirez, why didn't he wait for backup?

I have to question two killings within a year. If I were chief, I would be very concerned to have this officer out dealing with the public. My opinion is that the officer will not be found negligent.

Mike Hilario


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