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Justice 4 Alan Blueford, Assassinated by OPD Officer Manuel Masso
by Occupy Da Hood SF ( meshairizarry [at] Gmail.com )
Wednesday May 16th, 2012 1:10 AM
OAKLAND — A Skyline High School senior is dead after Oakland police profiled and opened fire on him.
(Repost from Occupy Oakland)
The summary execution of 18-year-old Alan Dwayne Blueford happened near 90th Avenue and Birch Street in Oakland early Sunday morning, on 5-6-12.
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OAKLAND — A Skyline High School senior is dead after Oakland police profiled and opened fire on him.

The summary execution of 18-year-old Alan Dwayne Blueford happened near 90th Avenue and Birch Street in Oakland early Sunday morning, on 5-6-12.

Young Brother Alan Blueford and two friends were standing outside
waiting for some young lady friends to come pick them up.

According to Oakland police, two of their cops “believed one of them were carrying a hidden gun.”

It is unclear how this was determined based on their looks,
nor is it clear why that would matter in a country which prides itself on gun ownership rights...

Police say the young men ran
(obviously fearing for their lives in the face of paid, constitutionally-protected killers) when they approached them.

One of the cops,
Miguel Masso, who entered OPD after leaving a military career in West Point, lives in Los Banos between Fresno & San Jose, chased Akan
for two blocks before recklessly firing 3 shots @ the young man, killing him instantly.

The cop struck Alan Blueford three times in the back and shot himself in the foot.

The cop was taken to the hospital for treatment, while young Alan was left to fie on the street and his lifeless body was left lying at the scene if the murder for 4 hours, while his young friends were ubterrogated by 6 hours. Alhough OPS had Alan's teenagers ID, they never called the fanily, and upon release, the 3 teenagers had the painful duty to advise the grieving fanily, whole the lifeless body of Alan remaned lifeless on the pavement for 4 hours.
the killer was rewarded with a paid vacation
(aka “paid administrative leave”),
despite the long-standing U.S. Supreme Court decision in Tennessee v. Garner, 471 U.S. 1 (1985),
which specifically outlaws police shooting at fleeing suspects without probable cause.

Following standard protocol,
state-run media outlets have reported extensively about a so-called “criminal record” of Alan Blueford,
which is their way of justifying and encouraging summary executions by police.

An attorney for Oakland Police, Harry Stern, said the summary execution was “100 percent” justified
and in line with police policy.

Though there is no way of knowing the truth regarding this execution,
if what police say is true,
Alan should have used the alleged firearm to protect himself from the state organization members who know the policy of paid vacations when they murder Americans.

The entire situation should have and could have been avoided,
have the cops not profiled these young men by approaching them
for absolutely no reason except for harassment.

The family of Alan Blueford has hired Civil Rights attorney John Burris for a possible civil suit,
however the killer will not be charged
and should be back on the streets
after his foot heals from the self-inflicted, reckless gunshot wound.

Alan Blueford was scheduled to graduate in June.

Our thoughts are with the Blueford family.
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by Semper Veritas
Thursday May 17th, 2012 1:56 AM
1. Two officers said they saw the gun directly. Given his age, this would be illegal.
2. The Constitution does not protect ANYONE from prosecution in an unlawful killing.
3. Tennessee v. Garner actually restricts officers from shooting a fleeing felon without an immediate threat. (such as pointing a gun)
4. It is dishonest to substitute your own words into another person's statement i.e., "Harry Stern, said the summary execution was..."
5. You state, "Though there is no way of knowing the truth", yet this doesn't stop you from making wild accusations.
6. The use of, "alleged firearm" implies that it is disputed if the firearm exists. The firearm was recovered from the scene. You could dispute if it was his but not its existence.
7. "The entire situation should have and could have been avoided" - I agree
8. You don't provide anything to support your claim that the officers "profiled" Blueford.
9. The state does not run "media outlets" unless you are referring to subsidies for public TV and radio.

List of misspelled or improperly used words; fie, if, ubterrogated, by(?), Alhough, fanily(x2), whole, remaned, Akan.

I understand this is your opinion, not news but still try to be true to the facts.
by Pigs Lie
Thursday May 17th, 2012 3:53 PM
1. where's the link for that? Anyways, police lie. The police were changing their stories several times since the story broke.
2. The article does not state either way whether the Constitution is at issue here.
3. So you agree with the poster about Tennessee v. Garner?
4. It's dishonest for you to put quotes around words that had no quotes to begin with when you're criticizing someone who supposedly misquoted something.
5. What were the "wild accusations"?
6. That firearm is in dispute because the police changed their story several times and police can plant guns on people to justify their course of action. First the police said Alan had a gun, but then the gun was "found" 30 feet away. It sounds like bullshit. And if the gun was 30 feet away, then why did Masso shoot Alan 3 times? There are many questions that remain to be answered and the gun is but one of many questions about the facts of what really happened that need to be answered.
7. Yup. The entire situation could've been avoided if the pigs had just not shot Alan. There was no reason to shoot Alan 3 times.
8. No proof of profiling other than the fact that ANOTHER black kid gets shot dead by a WHITE cop.
9. More accurately, the corporate-state.

Sounds like you need to get YOUR facts straight and your reasoning skills in order.