Then why was Trenton Trevon Lovell not killed by police? The narrative on cops goes like this. America is racist, American police are racists, and they are hunting young Black men, and shooting them without provocation. Several high-profile cases have been used to push this highly emotional, and highly false narrative. Every case starts the same it seems. A young Black man is shot and killed by police. Immediately the Social Justice Warriors come out in full agitation mode. They loudly proclaim that the young Black man was a “good boy” was “unarmed” and was simply gunned down for being Black. They accuse the police of murder by racism, paint the person shot as an angel, and the media, of course, allows them ample air time to try to convict the officers involved in the court of public opinion.
Facts? Please! Evidence that racism had anything to do with the shooting? The Social Justice Warriors don’t need no stinkin’ evidence because RAAAAAACISM! They will trot out stats on “disproportionate” police stops, arrests, and shootings of young Black men. Then, slowly, in almost every high-profile case the facts start to seep out. Soon, we, at least those of us that wait until actual evidence starts to emerge, learn that the person shot was not a “good boy” at all. Usually their lengthy criminal record, and often violent past comes to light. Then we learn that they were, in fact not “unarmed”, or were attacking a police officer. Or that they were refusing to show their hands, instead reaching into their waistbands or pockets where a weapon can easily be concealed. Then, the narrative tends to fall apart completely, as we realize that the officer really had no choice. Of course, the Social Justice Warriors continue their propaganda, never acknowledging the facts. They still use Michael Brown as an example of police racism for example. Even though every shred of eyewitness accounts, forensic evidence, and even the Obama Justice Department found that the officer that shot Brown, acted completely properly and was completely justified, the narrative is still pushed.
Another part of the narrative that continues is that police never allow Black suspects to surrender, as they do with suspects of other races. If this is true then why is Trenton Trevon Lovell still alive? Lovell executed an officer in cold blood, yet he was taken alive.
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant was the victim of “a calculated execution” by a parolee with a long history of arrests who pumped bullets into his body as he lay wounded, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Thursday.
Sgt. Steven Owen, 53, was shot Sunday as he responded to a report of a burglary in progress at an apartment building in Lancaster.
Owen went behind the building, where the gunman shot him with a stolen gun then stood over his body and fired four more times, McDonnell said at a news conference.
“He then unsuccessfully searched the body for the sergeant’s weapon, with the intent to use it to murder the first responding deputy,” the sheriff said.
The suspect did not stop there
Authorities said he pointed a gun at a deputy who responded and was shot in the shoulder before stealing Owens’ patrol car, backing up and ramming another patrol car with it.
He then ran into a house where two teenagers were cowering before SWAT team members rescued them and forced Lovell to run out the back, McDonnell said.
Lovell was treated for his wound and remained jailed without bail. It was not clear if he has an attorney.
Yet, he was taken alive. Why? I mean Black Lives Matter types will tell us that police ALWAYS murder Black suspects. So why did Lovell survive? I would surmise that police prefer NOT killing a suspect, and in this case they were simply able to achieve that preferred ending. Maybe a better question is this. Why was Lovell out walking around when he had shown himself a danger to the public.
Lovell has been arrested a dozen times, including one on suspicion of selling marijuana when he was a juvenile. He has also served two state prison sentences, McDonnell said.
Lovell was on parole following a 2009 conviction and six-year prison sentence for robbing a USC community safety officer at gunpoint, the Los Angeles Times reported (http://lat.ms/2cVCvaJ ). McDonnell said he had been classified as a “moderate risk.”