“This is more than deeply disturbing,” Bloomberg told a packed news conference at City Hall Monday morning. “It sounds to me that excessive force was used but that’s up to the district attorney to find out.”
Witnesses at the scene say the police failed to identify themselves and that the young men thought they were fleeing thugs from within the nightclub.
One officer fired 31 times, which means he had to reload at least once. Yet no one in the car had a gun or was shooting back.