Springfield, MO. Police Shoot Unarmed Man Dead

An anonymous reader shared the content below, which was originally reported by Jonathan Wahl, of the Springfield, MO. ABC affiliate KSPR 33, about yet another police shooting of an unarmed person, via the Cop Block Submissions page.

mo-springfield_optimizedDate of Incident: February 17, 2015
Individuals Involved: Officer Andrew Bath
Outfit: Springfield (MO) Police Department
Internal Affairs Phone: (417) 864-1791
Fax: (417) 864-2052
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -Springfield police say a man shot dead by a police officer did not appear to be armed.

Michael S. Ireland, 31, was shot to death after a chase involving Officer Andrew Bath. Bath, 27, has been placed on paid administrative leave.

Police said Ireland was a persistent offender and convicted felon who, at the time of the shooting, was wanted on municipal warrants and was on probation and parole through District 10 (Springfield) of the Missouri Department of Corrections.

KSPR reporters spent the morning knocking on doors, trying to piece everything together. Reporters did talk with a woman who was very distraught. She said the man who was shot was her fiancé. She said he was in the parking lot Tuesday night trying to jump his car battery when police arrived. She said her fiancé took off running down an alley way there. She says he ran because there was a warrant out for his arrest, for not appearing in court.

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