Slaughter on Seventh Avenue
By Bill Van Auken; 14 August 2012 – WSWS
New York City cops chased down and executed Darrius Kennedy in Times Square last Saturday. The encounter began with an attempt to arrest the 51-year-old street performer on suspicion of smoking a marijuana cigarette, a misdemeanor. Kennedy fled arrest and waved a knife at the police, leading them on a slow-motion chase as he walked and skipped backward down Seventh Avenue.
It ended with Kennedy cornered at the entrance to an office building, seven blocks south of where the initial encounter began. By this time he was
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