Police, like military, are trained to shoot center mass of the target. Most cops aren't trickshots; they don't aim for the kneecaps, and they won't shoot a knife out of the hand of a delirious daytime psycho. They aim center mass for one simple reason - with a pistol, it's easy to miss.
Even then police fired 12 times Saturday and only seven rounds found their target, the rest went wild and fortunately didn't ricochet or find an innocent bystander.
And instead of reading headlines about how brutal the NYPD was in Times Square, maybe we'd all be reading about how a stray bullet killed an innocent little old lady on vacation, or worse yet, a little kid.
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