Sad Example of How Media Twists Perception In Justified Self Defense

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bullets First

Many self defense shootings are not reported in the media. Many are not entered as justified homicides in the FBI Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). A self defense shooting, which included a justified homicide, occurred in the 800  block of Waugoo Avenue, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin,at night, on November 5th, 2017.

The initial reporting by the media did not include any indication this was a justified self defense shooting.

The headline: Oshkosh shooting victim identified. From nbc26.com: Nov. 6, 2017

OSHKOSH, Wis. – An 18-year-old Appleton man is dead after a shooting in Oshkosh. Police said a suspect is still at large.

Police identified Cashmiere A.S. Hill as the victim.

Nine days later, this report is made about the incident on Waugoo Avenue.  There is no indication that the shooting was justified self defense.

The headline:  Three arrested in connection to fatal Oshkosh shooting. From nbc26.com:  Nov. 15, 2017

OSHKOSH, Wis. – Three men have been

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