City Paper is not for tourists
“That’s fucking DeOnte Rawlings shit!” a man screamed at the police. Not really. The off-duty cop jumped out of his Hummer, waved a gun around and didn’t identify himself immediately. Later, police officials appeared to blatantly misinform the public on what the D.C. detective actually did. But the similarities end there. No one was shot and killed yesterday at 14th and U over a snowball fight.
What’s amazing is that the off-duty detective did what he did in front of so many cameras. And later, that he tried to arrest random kids. Here is the confusing aftermath filmed and posted uncut by Robin Bell: