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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-17-11 09:09 PM
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Marine Survives Two Tours in Iraq, SWAT Kills Him
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(clip)This is from Arizona Daily Star reporter Fernanda Echavarri's effort to piece together the death of Jose Guerena, 26, at the hands of a Pima County, Arizona SWAT team. Guerena, who joined the Marines in 2002 and served two tours in Iraq, was killed just after 9 a.m. May 5. Guerera had just gone to bed after working a 12-hour shift at a local mine when his home was invaded as part of a multi-house crackdown by sheriff's deputies.

Tucson KGUNs Joel Waldman says the SWAT team prevented paramedics from going to work on Guerena for one hour and fourteen minutes.

The sheriffs department maintains that Guerena was holding an AR-15 when the paramilitary force fired 71 bullets in his home, but other key parts of the government story have collapsed. While PCSD initially claimed Guerena fired the weapon he was alleged to have been holding, the department now says it was a misfire by one of the deputies that caused this deadly group panic inside a home containing a woman and a toddler:

A deputy's bullet struck the side of the doorway, causing chips of wood to fall on his shield. That prompted some members of the team to think the deputy had been shot, O'Connor said.
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  -Marine Survives Two Tours in Iraq, SWAT Kills Him uppityperson  May-17-11 09:09 PM   #0 
  - Without looking at the link..  Fumesucker   May-17-11 09:13 PM   #1 
  - It was, they were going to several houses in the neighborhood  uppityperson   May-17-11 09:16 PM   #4 
     - There's "druggies" *everywhere*..  Fumesucker   May-17-11 09:19 PM   #6 
        - So true. My old neighbor used to have a lot of "friends" dropping by  Merlot   May-17-11 09:33 PM   #10 
  - The overcompensated Pima County PIGS strike again! ("Liberal" Clarence Dupnik's department)  Dawson Leery   May-17-11 09:15 PM   #2 
  - Someone should send this story to each of the Roberts Barons Five+ on SCOTUS...  cascadiance   May-17-11 09:15 PM   #3 
  - They don't care..  Fumesucker   May-17-11 09:16 PM   #5 
  - and after the ruling in KY .... and the state supreme court in Ind.  littlewolf   May-17-11 09:26 PM   #7 
  - They don't need to knock, or don't need to wait. And if you react wrongly to someone  uppityperson   May-17-11 09:28 PM   #8 
  - These cops should be going to jail for murder - life sentences.  TroubleMan   May-17-11 09:30 PM   #9 
  - The wife has hired a high profile attorney  liberalla   May-17-11 09:36 PM   #11 
  - Who might that be?  lonestarnot   May-17-11 09:42 PM   #13 
  - Christopher Scileppi  liberalla   May-18-11 01:12 AM   #15 
     - Good luck to them and my condolences to her.  uppityperson   May-18-11 11:52 AM   #16 
  - The search warrant was "served" at 9:40am,  liberalla   May-19-11 04:18 AM   #21 
  - The cops wanted the vic to bleed out so they wouldn't have as  coalition_unwilling   May-21-11 05:14 PM   #25 
  - Fucking A, And who will pay for this paramilitary action and its consequences. We, the taxpayer,  lonestarnot   May-17-11 09:41 PM   #12 
  - The USSC has ruled that cops have "qualified immunity"  Dawson Leery   May-17-11 09:45 PM   #14 
     - Cops, if they're not likking you with taser's they'll just shoot first ask questions later...  Imagevision   May-19-11 05:46 AM   #23 
  - From kicking in doors in Iraq to having his own door kicked in in Az.  tuckessee   May-18-11 11:59 AM   #17 
  - Agree. Yes. He absolutely deserved to be shot by cops.  JustABozoOnThisBus   May-18-11 12:08 PM   #18 
  - Every Marine in Iraq kicked doors in and deserves to have his kicked in and shot 70 times?  uppityperson   May-18-11 12:56 PM   #19 
  - UPDATE: The SWAT team members have hired attorney Mike Storie  liberalla   May-19-11 04:00 AM   #20 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-19-11 04:39 AM   #22 
  - Cops made paramedics wait 1 hour - 1 Hour! - before allowing them  coalition_unwilling   May-21-11 05:11 PM   #24 

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