officer involved shooting
“It’s a pretty controversial profession.”
The man was pointing a pipe at people that police and 911 callers mistook for a gun.
Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Peter Peraza argued that the 2013 shooting was in self defense.
"It’s very likely that this is a mental, an emotional crisis he was going through."
The shooting, captured on video, was one in a series that raised questions of racial bias in U.S. policing.
"We're thinking the police are going to serve us, take him to the hospital. They took his life."