Police officers kill African-American black man holding pipe

Police officers in New York on Wednesday killed an African-American man, who allegedly pointed a metal pipe at them, after responding to emergency calls that said the man was aiming a firearm at pedestrians.

“This was a call of a man pointing what 911 callers and people felt was a gun at people on the street,” Chief of Department Terence Monahan claimed. The man “took a two-handed shooting stance and pointed at the officers,” who in return fired a total of 10 shots, Monahan added.

The victim, identified as 34-year-old Saheed…

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