Sad, sad, sad.
A former Florida A&M University football player was gunned down by police on Saturday in North Carolina.
The victim, Jonathan Ferrell, had been in a car accident and had to walk half a mile to the nearest house. He knocked loudly on a woman’s door for help, and she opened it, thinking it was her husband. When she saw it was a stranger, she slammed it shut and called 911.
The police responded to the breaking and entering call, and saw an unarmed Ferrell walking towards them. They tased him, but when Ferrell kept coming for the cops, officer Randall Kerrick shot Ferrell several times, killing him.
At the time, the police said it was an “appropriate and lawful” shooting, but later did a 180. Their statement said: