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The RCMP Officer Shoots a Man with an iPhone

The RCMP Officer Shoots a Man with an iPhone


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In the late hours of Thursday, May 29, 2016, a man with an iPhone went to a pay phone at a busy intersection in St. John’s, NL, outside the St. John’s General Hospital. He called 911. Shortly afterwards, he was picked up by an RCMP officer. “This is a serious crime,” said the officer, allegedly asking him, “What did she say to you?” “She said ‘Please give me my phone back,’” the man told the officer. To which the officer replied, “Well, is that all?” “It’s not,” the man said. The officer allegedly pulled out his gun and pointed it at him. “If you don’t give me back my phone I am going to shoot you,” he said. “She’s threatening me,” the man told the officer. “You have a cellphone. I don’t,” the officer said. “It’s mine.” “It’s hers. It’s hers,” the man answered. “I’m very sorry,” the officer said. “She gave it to me a few days ago.” “Look, I’m very sorry for you,” the man replied. The officer asked why he stopped calling. “I want my cellphone back,” he said. “I want my cellphone back.” “I’m sorry,” the officer said. “But I am not.” The officer told the man to get in the vehicle and drive him to the RCMP’s downtown headquarters. The man protested, saying he didn’t have a vehicle, but the two parted ways. The phone never turned up.

Around 11 p.m. that night, the RCMP’s media relations office issued a statement to media, which claimed an officer

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