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SWAT team fires semi-automatic weapons at unarmed teenage girl

Published time: November 16, 2012 20:20
Edited time: November 17, 2012 00:21
SWAT team fires semi-automatic guns at unarmed 18 year old

SWAT team fires semi-automatic guns at unarmed 18 year old

Members of a SWAT team opened fire on an unarmed teenage girl this week when police officers outside of Washington, DC attempted to serve an early morning search warrant.

Myasia Hughley, 18, is recovering from flesh wounds following Thursday morning’s events in District Heights, Maryland. She was asleep in her bedroom at her family house when 15 FBI SWAT agents stormed the house with guns drawn.

“I’m shouting ‘Nobody is armed, nobody has a gun!’ and then all of a sudden I heard ‘She’s got a gun!’ and they just opened fire,” Emory Hughley, Myasia’s father, tells local station WJLA News.

Myasia didn’t have a gun, though, nor did any other member of the Hughley household. The authorities allegedly saw something, and in their minds had enough reason to unleash a barrage of bullets at the girl. Mr. Hughley tells Washington’s NBC News4 that he saw one agent even fire off around seven shots himself using a semi-automatic weapon.

“They almost hit my daughter, man,” he adds to WJLA. “If I hadn’t told her to go back in her room they probably would have shot her.”

“I’ve got eight holes in my wall. One bullet went past my head, almost hit me, ricocheted off my brick wall and some of the shrap metal hit my little daughter in the back of her neck, all for nothing.”

The Hughleys are now asking for answers from the FBI, but so far the authorities have stayed silent as to why they were raiding the home. Mr. Hughley says a day later that he has yet to be told why his house was visited in the early morning hours by more than a dozen heavily armed FBI agents other than they were executing a search warrant. The FBI’s Washington Field Office has deferred from answering pleas from the press to explain what the judge-approved order was for.

Comments (10)

 

Roberta Bobert 20.11.2013 01:35

Cate Medcraft 26.10.2013 01:31

The problem is that there are so many guns in private homes that it is actually reasonable for police to believe they might be shot.

  


Rate of gun ownership are lower now than they ever have been, and more unarmed persons get shot by over-armed officers than ever before. It's sickening what liberals will try to use to advance their agenda. Do you even support government transparency? If people like you had their way we'd give them all the guns and say "shoot first, and you don't even have to answer questions later". I hope your house is next on the SWAT list.

 

Cate Medcraft 26.10.2013 01:31

The problem is that there are so many guns in private homes that it is actually reasonable for police to believe they might be shot.

 

Mr. Dennis B. Zwolle 17.08.2013 04:30

larson walton, GOD Bless you Buddy in a real world this would happen! You have to understand the type of mindset these individuals have, and what type of quality stock their hiring off the street! I look at these guys as gun toting happy common thugs, maybe a few went to Iraq, but most want to be's! They will take you out and your Grandmother for saying BOO! Maybe they think of themselves as Gestapo SS Storm Troopers, secret police! Always remember the night of a thousand Knives? How is the world going to review US, United States, if we let these common thugs get away with such atrocities?

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