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Too many instances we’ve heard the information that in somebody has been killed, harmed, or threaten by police, and in response to Golden Globe winner Ving Rhames, he was just lately a sufferer of unjust interplay with police.
In a current interview with The Clay Cane Present on SiriusXM City View, the 59-year-old revealed simply this 12 months, a cop pulled a 9-mm gun on him at his own residence in Santa Monica, California, after his neighbor referred to as and mentioned a “massive Black man” was breaking into a house.
“This occurred this 12 months. I’m in my dwelling, it was round 2:15 p.m. within the afternoon,” Rhames shared. “I’ve a display screen door at after which I’ve a wood door. … I’m in my home, I’m in a pair of basketball shorts solely. I’ve two English bulldog puppies. I hear a noise in my yard however I’m considering the puppies are simply operating round, after which I get a knock on the entrance door.”
He continued with the terrifying expertise that included a gaggle of law enforcement officials, a police canine and the captain of police: “I stand up, I’m simply in my basketball shorts — actually. I stand up, I open the door and there’s a purple dot pointed at my face from a 9-mm. They are saying put up your arms, actually. I simply walked and opened up the door. … Then they mentioned open the entrance display screen door. They are saying do it with one hand so then I’ve to do it with one hand. My arms are up they usually have me exterior.”
Fortunately, the captain acknowledged Ving after the 911 name a few potential housebreaking.
Allegedly, the neighbor denied she referred to as when requested by Ving, the sergeant and one of many law enforcement officials.
“So right here I’m in my own residence, alone in some basketball shorts and simply because somebody referred to as and mentioned a big Black man is breaking [in,] after I opened up the wood door, a 9-mm is pointed at me,” Ving repeated.
What would have occurred in the event that they didn’t acknowledge Ving as a star? Such a scary thought, particularly for Ving, who worries concerning the security of his teenage son, Freedom.
Hear the interview for your self.
FYI: The Clay Cane Present airs weekdays (12 p.m. ET) on SiriusXM City View Ch. 126.