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Teenager Is Shot And Killed By Maryland State Trooper No Riots Or Lootings Occurred


A teenager from Maryland was shot by a police officer after the cop mistakenly thought his airsoft gun was a real gun.

Peyton Ham was an honors student and a very sweet boy according to his relatives.

Ham was shot by officers after they got a call from an armed person acting suspiciously.

When an officer arrived at the scene he then saw the teen in a shooting stance and fired shots into Ham making him fall to the ground immediately.

According to a witness at the scene, Ham then got up with a pocket knife and was shot again by the officer.

As of right now his death has been completely “ignored” by the far-left crowd, who are usually so quick to riot and loot cities where officer-involved shootings happen.

Could it be because it doesn’t fit the narrative that the cop was “racist”?

The New York Post covered Ham’s death and released these details:

A 16-year-old Maryland resident who was fatally shot by a state trooper while armed with a toy gun and knife was a “sweet young man” and honors student, relatives said.

Peyton Alexander Ham, who attended Leonardtown High School, was remembered as a “talented” honors student with promise Wednesday in the wake of the shooting.

His family said he was “an incredibly smart, gifted sweet young man” with an “Alex P. Keaton” type personality, referring to the overachieving TV character played by Michael J. Fox on “Family Ties.”

Ham was shot Tuesday afternoon in Leonardtown by a trooper responding to reports of a possibly armed person acting suspiciously, according to State Police Superintendent Woodrow Jones III.

A witness told police they saw Ham in the driveway “in a shooting stance” and pointing an airsoft gun at the trooper, who opened fire on the teen and wounded him, Jones said.

Another witness said the wounded Ham whipped out a knife and tried to get up, Jones said.

Ham’s death didn’t spark a big reaction from the general public and many users on Twitter believe his race had a reason for that:

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CBS Baltimore didn’t stay silent and had this to add:

A 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a Maryland State Police trooper was an honor student who loved cooking with his mother and spirited political debates at the family dinner table, the teenager’s relatives said in a statement Wednesday.

A written statement from the family doesn’t address the circumstances of Peyton Ham’s encounter with the trooper who shot him Tuesday afternoon outside a home near the State Police barracks in Leonardtown. Investigators determined that Ham had an airsoft gun and a knife and pointed the replica toy gun at the trooper, who was responding to a pair of 911 calls, according to State Police Superintendent Woodrow Jones III.

Instead, the family statement focuses on their memories of Ham and his academic and personal achievements. They described him as “an incredibly smart, gifted sweet young man” with a “Alex P. Keaton” type personality, referring to the conservative, overachieving character played by Michael J. Fox on the 1980s-era sitcom “Family Ties.”


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