"Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers" - Voltaire
"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self" -Hemingway
I do not see the robbery as an issue in whether or not the shooting was justified. Only whether or not the officer thought he was in danger of bodily harm. Brown was capable. The question is: Were Browns actions sufficient to make the officer believe he was in danger?
"you're better off on Stormfront discussing how evil brown men are taking innocent white flowers." Infinite Chaos