Was an African-American man named Tyrone Smith killed by a cop who was actually shooting a flying cockroach in Chicago? No, that's not true: the story was made up by a known "fauxtire" website. It did not happen for real even though the story did go viral briefly.
In a terrifying incident last night in Chicago, a cop accidentally killed a man when trying to kill a flying cockroach, local authorities report. The man, Tyrone Smith, was rushed to the hospital but couldn't make it in time. The cop who shot at him was arrested.
"Everyone is strong and powerful until the cockroach can fly", the police officer, Mike Doors, said. "I needed something to defend myself, so I shot at it. The fact that it killed a man, specifically a black one, is a mere coincidence", he confirmed.
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In a terrifying incident last night in Chicago, a cop accidentally killed a man when trying to kill a flying cockroach, local authorities report. The man, Tyrone Smith, was rushed to the hospital but couldn't make it in time. The cop who shot at him was arrested. "Everyone is strong and powerful until the cockroach [...]
We were unable to find any reliable news source writing or publishing anything about recent events involving Tyrone Smith or Mike Doors in Chicago and that shouldn't surprise anyone because 8Satire is the new name of 8Shit.com and it carries following disclaimer on each page:
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