New Video Shows Joshua Beal Pointing Gun At Police

Joshua Beal can be seen pointing a gun prior to being shot.

Joshua Beal can be seen pointing a gun prior to being shot.

New Video Shows Joshua Beal Pointing Gun At Police

Chicago – Black Lives Matter is outraged that another black man was shot, claiming that it was an unprovoked shooting. However, video evidence shows just how justified the shooting was.

Saturday afternoon 25-year-old Joshua Beal was leaving the funeral of a friend who was murdered in Chicago. Reports state that he stopped his vehicle in front of a fire station and an off duty firefighter told him that he was illegally blocking the fire house. Beal exited the car and a physical altercation took place.

An off-duty Chicago police sergeant on his way to work saw the disturbance and walked over to assist. As the sergeant approached Beal, he noticed the man had a gun in his hand.

New evidence was released today though showing Beal possibly holding a gun and pointing it at police. In the cell phone video below, we slowed it down to show the part where Beal was pointing a gun. A few seconds later, more than 10 shots could be heard.

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson stated:

At that time, a subject displayed a weapon, an off duty CPD sergeant was on his way to work in uniform observed the subject. At that time shots were fired, and the subject was fatally struck

The family of Joshua Beal has a different story. They say that the officer cut them off in an unmarked patrol car and both parties exited their vehicles. They also stated that Joshua Beal did not pull out a gun and fire it, did not provoke police, and that the officer “shot him two times in the back and three times in the front”.

The Independent Police Review Authority released this official statement:

“IPRA investigators are in talks with several eye witnesses and are taking steps to authenticate the videos and images that have been widely circulated. While it is still very early in the investigation we can confirm that early ballistic evidence suggests multiple firearms were discharged. It is our hope that people will wait until all evidence is brought to light before making any conclusions about what happened yesterday evening”

Do you think that this appears to be clear justification for the shooting? Let us know on our Facebook page or in the comments below.

  • Kari Kari

    He absolutely was holding a gun

  • iamone99

    was a good shoot.

  • Leo60

    One Dead Thug. Boom.

    • xxGuitardudexx

      Nigga be dead. ‘N shit……

  • I AM DEPLORABLE ✓ᵀᴿᵁᴹᴾ

    Once again to those who are too ignorant to realize. If you pull out a gun on someone, especially when a police officer is present, you are going to get shot. If want choose to act like a scumbag POS thug, there will be consequences that may end your life.

    • Aaron Burr

      Most of these situations the black man is not being compliant with the orders of the police. I’ve been in some Criminal Justics classes and once the attorney/teacher said always be compliant with the police even if you believe you are in the right. You can seek your justice later and peacefully. Being not compliant could be perceived as a threat to a police officer. I’m sure there is some racism by a select few cops towards minorities but not in 98% of the BLM protesting cases which does nothing but delegitimizes their whole movement and why people are finally taking a stand against this anti-American Marxist group using race and those blinded by it to push a political agenda masked behind a so called civil rights group. That is what is deplorable imo

      • Synndra Phoenix

        BLM has zero credibility. For many reasons including using a black kids death who wasn’t even shot by the police.

  • jag11

    Pesky facts get in the way of their agenda.

  • CFHenderson

    Just once I want to see what the people who say “he had no gun” say when you show them the freeze frame of that person who had NO gun, holding a GUN!

    • Navybuckeye

      They would continue to say its a book.

  • tim

    Good riddance !!

  • DerekJR321

    Pull a gun on a cop.. get shot. No sympathy. Everyone has the ability to use common sense. Common sense tells you, if you pull a gun, you run the risk of getting shot. He did. End of story.

  • george orwell

    Well, it certainly was shaped like a gun. In this day and age, when a five-year old can bite the corner out of a Pop-Tart, point it “like a gun,” and get suspended from Kindergarten, pulling a shiny metal object that’s shaped like a gun during a protest and pointing it at police can and should probably get you shot. This appears to be unintentional suicide by cop. Too bad, so sad. Don’t do that.

  • Pete Griffen

    Total savages. Imagine having to police those fine citizens on a daily basis.

  • Leigh Hepperly

    Another great job taking out the trash. That piece of trash family can go to the same place their dumb son now sits.

    • Steve Townsend

      Your ignorance disgust me

      • Ranger

        Your tolerance and acceptance of such people is disgusting!

  • James Duncan

    Play stupid games win stupid prizes!!

  • Mobey Dick

    Criminal record or not? If he is a felon too bad!

  • Ranger

    It matters not to ignorant black thugs, or any black for that matter. They will not ever accept responsibility for their actions. It is always someone elses fault. They can now go have a t-shirt airbrushed with his face and tell the world what a great and loving son he was and how he was going to go to college and turn his life around the next day. But, the police just came out of nowhere and shot him for no reason.

    Blacks are blind when it comes to taking and accepting responsibility for their dangerous actions.