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COPS STILL WON’T SPEAK ON MALL SHOOTING – BUT TREVOR NOAH DOES IN STINGING ESSAY – WATCH

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”They just killed that man in cold blood. They just seen that man had a gun on him. They shot that man down for no reason,” a man named Noland Moore said in video uploaded to Facebook.

Moore, like others on social media, was commenting about the so-called “Black Friday Shooting” of a black man in a Hoover, Alabama mall last Thursday on Thanksgiving. Three gunshot victims can be seen in the video, including Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr., also known as EJ. Before you read any further, watch what Trevor Noah has to say about the situation. It’s powerful, to say the least.

Yes, Bradford, 21, was armed. However, he had a legal concealed weapons permit, reports CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann. Protesters gathered Tuesday night at the mayor’s home to demand answers.

”They just killed that man in cold blood. They just seen that man had a gun on him. They shot that man down for no reason,” a man named Noland Moore said in video uploaded to Facebook.

Here’s more via CBS News:

Hoover police have offered shifting explanations for why they mistook Bradford for an active shooter at Riverchase Galleria Mall. At first police in Hoover insisted he had wounded two people earlier at the mall. They quickly backpedaled: Bradford was not the gunman. The real gunman remains at large.

At Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, a civil rights landmark, several hundred supporters shared the Bradford family’s anger and frustration. It was too much for April Pipkins, the victim’s mother. She collapsed in grief. “I have to go bury my baby boy,” father Emantic Bradford Sr. said, choking up with emotion. “And it hurts me to the core because being at home everyday ain’t going to be no fun because I can’t talk to my child.

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April Pipkins collapses into the arms of attorney Benjamin Crump on Tuesday night at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Brimingham, Alabama. (Screenshot via WBRC-TV)