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If you point a loaded weapon (and even fire it) at police, should it matter if you’re 93?

Last week, a young police officer in a small, central Texas town responded to a call of a 93-year-old woman brandishing a gun and threatening to shoot a member of her own family. Ultimately, 29-year-old Officer Stephen Stem fired four rounds at the woman, Pearlie Golden, killing her – and…

Texas police officer who killed 93-year-old woman fired

A police officer who shot and killed a 93-year-old woman as she brandished a firearm in a small Texas town was fired on Saturday, a police official said. Officer Stephen Stem fatally shot Pearlie Golden in Hearne, Texas, on Tuesday after responding to an emergency call about a woman with…