Disturbing cell phone video surfaced of two Louisiana cops killing 37-year-old Alton Sterling while he was selling music outside a Baton Rouge convenience store.
An anonymous caller claimed he had a gun.
In the state of Louisiana, gun owners are allowed to carry without a permit as long as they’re over 18 and not felons.
Abdullah Muflahi, the owner of the store had no knowledge of an argument outside his store.
Abdullah later witnessed officers remove a gun from Alton’s pocket after the shooting and acknowledged he bought the firearm days earlier for protection after learning other CD salesman in the area had been robbed.
Police confiscated the store’s surveillance footage that the Abdullah said would have captured the entirety of what happened.
“His hand was not in his pocket, nor did he have the gun in his hand,” recounted Abdullah.
A day after Alton Sterling was shot and killed by police officers, 32-year-old Philando Castile was shot and killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota while his girlfriend streamed almost the entire incident on Facebook Live.
The video really speaks for it self. The whole incident was also witnessed by his girlfriend’s 4 year-old daughter. The police officers have to do better.