Skip to comments.'She never saw a gun': Attorney for witness says man killed by deputies didn't have gun
Posted on 06/10/2021 7:58:24 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
MINNEAPOLIS — The woman who was in the vehicle with the man fatally shot by members of a U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force earlier this month says she never saw a gun in the man's possession, nor did she ever see a gun inside the vehicle at the time of the shooting.
On June 3, law enforcement shot and killed a man, later identified as Winston Smith, at a parking ramp in Uptown Minneapolis. According to a news release from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the task force members — who were deputies with Hennepin and Ramsey County sheriff's offices — said they opened fire after Smith fired at them through the rear window of his vehicle. A 27-year-old woman was inside the vehicle during the shooting, and was transported to an area hospital after sustaining injuries from the glass.
On Thursday, Racey Rodne, who is one of the attorneys representing the 27-year-old witness, held a press conference in Minneapolis to read a statement on behalf of his client.
"She never saw a gun on Winston Smith, and she never saw a gun inside the vehicle at any time," read Rodne.
According to Department of Public Safety (DPS), Smith was being sought on a warrant for a felony firearms violation.
The BCA, which is leading the investigation, said in the earlier press release that evidence "indicates that the man fired his weapon from inside the vehicle. BCA crime scene personnel recovered a handgun as well as spent cartridge cases from inside the driver’s compartment."
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If they have the gun and casings, they should be able to harvest finger prints and DNA, along with GSR on the perp.
I can only imagine that the girlfriend is attempting to stir the pot that needs no further stirring.
Mission accomplished. Shortly after the presser, activists and mostly peaceful protesters headed out and started blocking streets and antagonizing drivers.
Boogie's funeral is this weekend.
Should be a memorable weekend.
Read that name somewhere.
Oh yeah, he works for Harvard/Yale/insert corrupt university here changing history.
Yeah, I can’t think of a single reason for her to lie. /s
Like it or not, there are people out there who would be
shooting you saying, “No I’m not, I’d never do anything like
that.” BANG BANG BANG
can you think of a single reason the police might lie?
The slunt wouldn’t lie, would she?
I know nothing about this case at all except the problem is there should be no such thing as a “felony firearms violation”
Did the guy they killed actually commit any real crime?
Winston Smith? Not THE Winston Smith?
These days you never know who is lying.
Test her hearing.
There's a reason fibbies don't let you record interviews, and US Marshals don't wear body cams like peasantpolice have to...
Winston said he was going to Kill Cops on Twitter.
He posted pics of himself with guns and ammo. He said he wanted to start “a War.”
He did not check in with his parole officer, as required.
Oh good, another ANITIFA / BLM member.
If she was not looking at Smith this statement might be true.
It makes sense now.
One of the lawyers is Ben Crump.
Ben Crump put forward a fake witness in the Trayvon Martin case.
She falsely claimed she was his girlfriend. It was all made up.
Saint Winston, then
“Did the guy they killed actually commit any real crime?”
Bam! There it is.
“Test her hearing.”
Something that I had thought about.
I was in a closed vehicle during a fox hunt.
Long story short...
I had limited hearing for a month after the 22.250 went off in the front seat.
I’ve seen his youtube/tictoc/whatever video while he spouts violence while smoking a blunt.
“He was a good boy...”
Neither did Ashli Babbitt see the gun that kill her
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