The Guardian reports: Johnson did not fire at police, according to law enforcement, but he did raise his gun. Nine civilians â€“ four women and five men â€“ were shot or grazed by the two officers who shot Johnson dead. Initial reports suggested the shooter shot the bystanders, additionally it was suggested the cops had â€œreturned fire,â€ which has also been proven wrong.
One of the shooting victims says police fired â€œrandomlyâ€ into the street. Readers may remember this story where a 65-year-old woman used a gun to defend herself against five robbers, the police â€œcautioned store owners about defending themselves with guns.â€ Read More: http://worth-reading-blog.blogspot.com/2012/08/empire-state-shooting-shooter-never.html