Brooklyn (USA), Dec 21: A lot of people were clapping and laughing to see two police officers being gunned down here on Saturday afternoon while they were sitting in their vehicle, a report in the Daily Beast said. [Two NY policemen shot dead]
The local people rushed to the spot after sounds of gunfire were heard down Myrtle Avenue and one of them said he saw the people rejoicing at the cold-blooded murder of the two policemen, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, the report said. They even said the men in uniform got what they deserved, the report added.
The local people reportedly said that the policemen deserved it for they mistreated people.
Another local resident said gunshots are common in the area, adding that the police were going too far to investigate the killing of two of their personnel by bringing in more and more officers, vehicles and powerful spotlights.
HEARTBREAKING: Police & fire fighters saluting as the two slain NYPD officers' bodies are transported. Reuters pic.twitter.com/hAylcpjjCb— PzFeed Top News (@PzFeed) December 21, 2014
Investigators believed Liu and Ramos were murdered as a revenge to the killing of Eric Garner. The murderer, identified as Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, killed himself on a nearby subway platform as the police closed in.