Death in Vancouver highlights lethality of “less lethal” weapons

In Rights by poladmin

On Monday morning Chris Amyotte, a 42-year-old father of seven from Winnipeg and member of the Rolling River First Nation, was visiting family in Vancouver, when he was shot multiple times with a bean bag gun by Vancouver police and died. The reports coming out surrounding his death are disturbing. Witnesses say that Amyotte had been accidentally sprayed by bear mace and was frantically trying to ease the pain by first pouring water and then milk on himself, when police showed up. There have been media reports that he was seeking medical attention, was unarmed, and

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