Wife of SA man, Lindani Myeni questions why 3 officers are afraid of one unarmed man

Wife of SA man, Lindani Myeni questions why 3 officers are afraid of one unarmed man

Bodycam footage was released earlier today by Hawaiian police following the fatal shooting of a South African man and former KZN rugby player - Lindani Myeni.

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He had been living in the American state with his wife and children.  

According to media reports, police were responding to a burglary in Nuuanu when he was killed.

According to reports in HawaiiNewsNow, a local television station, the acting Deputy Chief of police claims the former rugby player was shot multiple times after an officer told him to get on the ground and comply.

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Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi said in a statement that he supported the police’s decision to release the footage. “However, I am waiting for a formal debrief on this incident, which I have requested from Chief Ballard, before I make any additional comments.” 

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Lindani met his wife Lindsay while she was in South Africa a few years ago, they have two children together. 

"They shot my king. I was with him at 7:30pm." 

"He went for a drive to clear his mind after a fun family day. His green card interview was next week.  I called and he said he was on his way home at 7:52pm," she explained. 

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"By 8:10pm cops had shot him four times. How can you justify that?!" 

“What do I tell my babies when they cry for him?" 

“He has my heart. I will never find a perfect love like him. He was indescribable. Righteous but not self-righteous. Loving and wise. He was too good for this broken world.” 

“We need justice. Why are three trained officers afraid of one unarmed man? They just left me a widow at 29 with two babies in diapers.”

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