Would You Shoot?

Ohio police responded to a 911 call about a man with a gun in a Walmart. When they saw him, he was holding one of these:

The police shot him.

To death.

The man they shot was holding a toy, a BB gun offered for sale off-the-shelf in the Walmart where he stood, talking on his phone to the mother of his three children at the time.
Why did they shoot him? Time will tell. But, while we wait to find out, consider that men like these are carrying real guns in Home Depot, and the police won’t do anything about them:

While the man whom police just killed because he had a toy in his hands at Walmart looked like this:

Anyone else see the difference?

Author: FirewallNOVA Left

I'm the voice from left of center at FirewallNOVA. Sometimes pretty far left, sometimes pretty close to center. Sometimes maybe not left of center at all. But, mostly, I'm a bleeding-heart liberal or, if not, the crowd on the other side tends to think I am. I can live with that.