An Officer Is Cleared After Killing Two Black Men

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William Anderson
March 2, 2020

Officers consistently get away with things that would be considered crimes if a regular civilian did them. It’s hard to imagine someone killing one person and getting away with it ... but imagine murdering TWO people and not being punished at all! Here’s how a cop did just that.

Officer Ryan McMahon of Vallejo Police Department in California was one of the officers involved in the terrible shooting death of Willie Mccoy. The young man was asleep in his car - minding his business - when police fired on him 55 times. Disturbingly, that’s not the only killing McMahon has under his belt.

He was cleared in another suspicious shooting. In 2018, a man named Ronell Foster was simply riding his bike when McMahon shot him dead. The reasoning, of course, was the officer felt threatened. McMahon shot Ronell seven times after claiming he was biking “recklessly.” 

But even though he’s been cleared, he still has a lot of formal explaining to do.

He’s set to be questioned in a federal lawsuit because the family is taking a stand - as they should! Because there’s no reason this officer should escape all consequences.

McMahon has been on leave, but that’s simply not enough. He doesn’t need a break from his job - he needs to be removed from his position! Maybe the family’s lawsuit will help hold him accountable because, as it stands, he certainly has no business policing anyone.

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