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A grand jury is yet again manipulated by a racist prosecutor and decides that a murderer cop will not even get indicted for murdering a mentally ill man. The mother of the victim called cops for help getting her son to the hospital -- Her son was shot within five seconds of coming to the door while fiddling with a screwdriver

The mother who called cops to help her take her mentally ill son (left) to the hospital appears relieved when the cops  knocked on her door.  Several seconds later her son was dead after getting shot by the cops who were supposed to be  there to help. (Screen capture from video)
The mother who called cops to help her take her mentally ill son (left) to the hospital appears relieved when the cops
knocked on her door.  Several seconds later her son was dead after getting shot by the cops who were supposed to be
there to help. (Screen capture from video)

By Josie Wales
A grand jury has decided not to indict two officers who fatally shot a mentally ill man after his mother called the police for help getting her schizophrenic son, 39-year old Jason Harrison, to the hospital.



Officers John Rogers and Andrew Hutchins responded to the call placed last June, arriving to find the mother calmly greet them at the door. Body cam footage from one of the officers shows her explain to the officers that her son was schizophrenic and rambling, at which point he appears behind her in the doorway, playing with a screwdriver.

Upon seeing the man, one officer yells for him to drop the screwdriver, giving him only 5 seconds to reply before the cops opened fire. Harrison was shot five times, taking two of the bullets in his back as he collapsed into the garage door. He died only a few feet away from his mother as she yelled, “Oh, they killed my son! Oh, they killed my son!”

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