~ What can this cop possibly say that can justify shooting a NAKED student?! I don’t care HOW erratic he was acting. Come on NOW!
Police said at around 1:30 a.m., a ‘muscular, nude man,’ was shot dead on the University of South Alabama campus.
Outcry is growing over the fatal shooting of a naked University of Alabama student by a campus police officer early on Saturday morning. Gil Collar, 18, reportedly knocked on the window of the campus police station and charged at an officer who came out to investigate. The officer shot him dead.
It has also emerged that the shooting was caught on video.
Friend Colgan Meanor says Mr Collar of Wetumpka was an outgoing athlete who loved wrestling in high school. She says she’s shocked over his killing by an officer outside the university police department early Saturday.
~ Steroids? Still no excuse! WHAT was he armed with? His mouth?! His hands?!
Another friend of Collar, Tyler Kendrick, says the officer shouldn’t have drawn his weapon on an unarmed person.
School officials say the student ignored repeated commands to stop. The school says Collar was nude and acting erratically when he confronted the officer.
The officer is on paid leave, and an autopsy will determine if drugs or alcohol were involved.
‘I remember the first time he walked into the wrestling room,’ said Jeff Glass.
‘He was such a natural. He was the only wrestler I coached who wrestled varsity for six years. That takes more heart than I can tell you. We began our tenure in Wetumpka wrestling at the same time. He was a physical, spiritual and mental warrior. And I love him like my own.’
Gilbert Thomas Collar (right) with his mother Doris Elisabeth Collar :
Authorities said that the officer attempted to retreat several times in an attempt to defuse the situation but that the officer was left with no choice but to shoot when Collar made one final charge.
~ What, the rent-a-cop had no other skills?!
Thanks to Daily Mail