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Assistant Superintendent Todd testifies at Linden Inquiry

Published on Sep 28, 2012 by 

Assistant Superintendent Todd testifies that he did all of the shooting of the shotguns

As Assistant Superintendent, Patrick Todd, who was in charge of the TSU on the day of the Linden shooting continued on the stand today, he testified that he did all the shooting of the shotguns and throwing of the tear smoke canisters. He said, he never shot at the crowd but shot down to the road so that it could ricochet in the direction of the crowd. When grilled about why he took it upon himself to do all the shooting and throwing of tear gas, he said, he had more trust in himself; that the members of his unit were not experienced enough. Continue reading