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Bodycam Video Shows Dolal Idd Fired First on Minneapolis Police, Yet Protests Persist

Screencap via YouTube courtesy Minneapolis Police Department

In the land of George Floyd, new protests kicked off last week after Minneapolis police shot a man who tried to kill them. Dolal Idd, aged old enough to know better, tried to escape a police traffic stop by ramming cars. Then, when boxed in, police bodycam videos showed the driver’s window exploding outward as a result of a gunshot fired from within the car.

Maybe Mr. Idd thought the officers wouldn’t use force to defend their own lives after the George Floyd riots. Maybe he thought he could shoot his way out of a confrontation with multiple officers with their guns drawn. Either way, Idd thought wrong.

On the bright side, Minneapolis Police showed amazing restraint before returning fire, shooting Mr. Idd multiple times and stopping the threat. Meanwhile, a female passenger escaped unharmed despite the fusillade of fire directed against her companion.

The righteous nature of the shooting didn’t stop the usual suspects from turning out in protest of the police defending their lives from a very criminal violent attack.

From ABC News

Protesters took to the streets on Thursday, following the police shooting death of 23-year-old Dolal Idd in the same neighborhood where George Floyd died in May.

“We are angry right now, we are frustrated right now, because we said ‘No’ after George Floyd was killed, but it didn’t take long until another body fell,” protester Jaylani Hussein told Minneapolis ABC affiliate KSTP Thursday night.

Fox 9 reports that Mr. Idd was wanted in connection with a felony weapons investigation.

Police say the man who was shot was suspected in a felony weapons investigation but were unable to further elaborate on the case. The chief also says a gun was found in the vehicle.

The dead perp’s father says the shooting was an example of “police brutality.”

From Fox 9:

Thursday, family members identified the man who was shot as 23-year-old Dolal Idd. Speaking with FOX 9, Idd’s father Bayle Gelle questioned the police account of the events leading up to his son being shot.

“I feel really sad. This is police brutality,” Gelle said. “When they see a man, they kill him. They don’t even know why.”

Unfortunately for the narrative being put forward by Mr. Idd’s father, the police bodycam recorded what actually happened. Here’s a real-time video of the event.

Ian Miles Cheong has a version where the video is slowed at the critical moment when the driver opens fire upon police.

If Mr. Idd had simply followed officer’s commands at the gas station, he would likely have only faced a night or two in jail at most. Instead, he chose a different path.


  1. avatar Raj Patel says:

    Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

    1. avatar Paul says:

      But, but, but, I thought we preferred truth over facts, or something like that?

      1. avatar Sam I Am says:

        “But, but, but, I thought we preferred truth over facts, or something like that?”

        Yeah, well, truth is people should be able to play stupid games without consequence.

  2. avatar Scooter says:

    Point a gun and/or fire a gun at an armed person, get shot. If you fail this simple test, well… maybe Darwin was on to something. Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. Being a criminal or hanging out with criminals tends to drag down life expectancy, too.

  3. avatar dph says:

    I have no fucks to give anymore.

    1. avatar David Deplorable says:

      I have some… as in good effin riddance, turd.

  4. avatar Ed Schrade says:

    This is what happens , when for generations , you coddle and preach to a part of society that they are victims and are a protected class. Also in the case of these shootings, the truth does not matter, it’s the narrative that matters.

    1. avatar MADDMAXX says:

      Years of filling black kids heads with the idea that cops are out to get them and will shoot them for NO reason can’t help either…

    2. avatar Paul says:

      Can’t disagree with your statement. But, it seems to me that the coddling, and conditioning as “victims” is a rather recent thing. Sure, there were activists when we were all kids, working to stir the pot. But, today, many activists sit in government offices, vocally supporting terrorist organizations like Antifa. So, I can’t disagree, but I can’t really agree with the “generations” bit. It has only taken about 12 or 16 years, not more than 20, of governmental idiocy to encourage this nonsense.

      1. avatar MADDMAXX says:

        It has only taken about 12 or 16 years, not more than 20, of governmental idiocy to encourage this nonsense.

        It’s been going on since the mid 80’s

        1. avatar Sam I Am says:

          “It’s been going on since the mid 80’s”

          Which matches what I experienced in the 60s. Those people grew up and into power. The demand to have no responsibility for actions was rampant in the mid to late 60s. The presumed course of nature was that the hippies would grow up, get jobs, and come to their senses. The intelligent among us knew that children fight to remain children, regardless of chronological age. What you see all around us is a legacy of “The Greatest Generation” (“My kid isn’t going to have to work as hard as I did”).

        2. avatar MADDMAXX says:

          The demand to have no responsibility for actions was rampant in the mid to late 60s.

          The DEMAND to be held NOT responsible did not equate to exoneration by any means… The jails were full of convicts whose only crime was possession of a roach or a couple of seeds in a car ashtray (many murderers did less time than pot possession) Those “hippies” DID grow up and become responsible adults, MOSTLY responsible as teachers and college professors that brought us “everyone gets a trophy” and the “Snowflake” generation… I too “came of age” in the 60s but my Southern upbringing may have differed significantly with yours…

        3. avatar Sam I Am says:

          “I too “came of age” in the 60s but my Southern upbringing may have differed significantly with yours…”

          I was fortunate. My parents and grandparents did not believe life should be without hardship and a serious sense of personal responsibility. We were never hungry or without proper clothes. However, we were expected to do “chores”, and at 16, have after school jobs, and work full time during the summers.

          I was blessed to know there were kids in my schools who were living in orphanages, but were outfitted such that we never knew who they were….we learned to appreciate lending a helping hand, and not accepting that people with less were intentionally slackards. We learned the value of money, and to “…hold on to it ’til that eagle grins..” Still have the silver dollar my grandparents gave me when I was ten.

          Parents and grandparents scraped together one year of college (the rest was on me). When I got to university, I was shocked at the number of students who were wanting everything free, and hated “the system” that had permitted their parents income sufficient to provide a 4yr ride. These were also children of “The Greatest Generation”, but they resented the bounty, lacked self-discipline, and wanted big paying jobs in “the system”, while decrying men in gray flannel suits. I met the same type students when I came back from RVN. They went on to raise their children to remain children, and their children’s children likewise; and on and on. These people declared that being born in the most economically successful country in the world obligated them to nothing in return. Their spirit lives on.

        4. avatar Chris T in KY says:

          I was there in the early 1970’s. I was 11 years old. And I remember very well the Liberal blacks and Liberal whites who said it was wrong to hold poor people accountable, for the crimes they did.
          Liberals are racist. They always have been. Excuse making is in their blood.

  5. avatar DJ says:

    Allahu akbar

    Where’s Ilhan Omar? That’s one of her constituents. Little Mogadishu. Can’t wait for the Harris Administration.

    1. avatar Sam I Am says:

      Allahu akbar

      “Aloha Snackbar”

      There, FIFY

      1. avatar Green Mtn. Boy says:

        His last Snackbar.

      2. avatar CLiff H says:

        Alluvyoo FUBAR

        Pass it on.

    2. avatar MADDMAXX says:

      Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who represents most of Minneapolis, called Idd’s death “state sanctioned murder.”

      “A man was killed, his family terrorized & robbed of a son and all they are left w/ is more questions than answers,” Omar tweeted. “Let’s stop normalizing + justifying state sanctioned murder by those who take an oath to uphold the law.”

      1. avatar Leigh says:

        Without knowing all of the facts…a member of “the squad” jumps in…hmmmm

        1. avatar Sam I Am says:

          “Without knowing all of the facts…a member of “the squad” jumps in…”

          The name of the game is “Re-election”, not reason and reflection.

        2. avatar Dude says:

          She was probably aware of the facts or just didn’t care. It’s all about manipulation.

        3. avatar MADDMAXX says:

          It’s all about manipulation

          She just has to build the narrative… Once enough people concur loud enough and long enough her “facts” will be the only truth…

        4. avatar Southern Cross says:

          Never let a crisis go to waste.

      2. avatar Alexander says:

        Wasn’t Blackhawk Down shot in Minneapolis?…

        1. avatar Sam I Am says:

          “Wasn’t Blackhawk Down shot in Minneapolis?…”

          I thought it was Camden, NJ, where the Peace Corps and VISTA train.

        2. avatar MADDMAXX says:

          Wasn’t Blackhawk Down shot in Minneapolis?…

          Could have been, enough Somalis in St. Paul to populate a movie about Mogadishu with authentic extras…

      3. avatar Bad Bones says:

        Well I think Forest Gump said it best.

        1. avatar MADDMAXX says:


          Yeah, that….

    3. avatar The Crimson Pirate says:

      Aloha Snackbar!

      1. avatar President Elect Lifesavor says:


        Wry smirk!

  6. avatar eagle10 says:

    Police brutality my ass. The f’n thug got what he deserved. The thugs dad was probably helping his little boy on the road to recovery.
    Another one bites the dust! Hey Hey

  7. avatar Debbie W. says:

    Does anyone expect the majority of a race of people who are fool enough to belong to the party of their slave masters to think and act rationally? Instead of picking cotton for yesterday’s democRat Party slave masters today the fools harvest votes for their democRat Party slave masters. No matter what your race if your head is full of demoCrap you are going to have sht for brains.

    1. avatar President Elect Lifesavor says:

      Debbie W.

      “….if your head is full of demoCrap you are going to have sht for brains.”

      Love it. Mind if I borrow it?

      Or may just steal it. As TS Elliott advised: “Good poets borrow, great poets steal.”

      Thank you!

  8. avatar rt66paul says:

    It is drugs that cause this paranoia. This man was scared of a night or 2 behind bars, not up the river for 10-20 years. It is sad, but that is what many drugs will do to a person. There is no way the police will or should let the person go after he fires on them.

    1. avatar Southern Cross says:

      I did wonder if meth was involved.

  9. avatar Dennis Sumner says:

    Another one who was just “turning his life around” gets capped after firing on the police! Yup, time to go shopping again!!

  10. avatar Jon in CO says:

    Vikings choking every year doesn’t help either.

  11. avatar jeff says:

    Shooting at police is a bad thing. When will these idiots learn and when will people accept reality.

    1. avatar uncommon_sense says:

      Instead, he chose a different path.

      More appropriately, “He chose … poorly.”

  12. avatar MADDMAXX says:

    “I feel really sad. This is police brutality,” Gelle said. “When they see a man, they kill him. They don’t even know why.”

    They probably based their actions (as reaction) on/to the FACTS… (1) the individual was a suspect in a felony case involving guns, (B) individual refused to stop in spite of numerous demands by cops, (3) individual displayed a complete disregard for public safety by attempting to flee with a number of cops pointing weapons at him and his passenger and ramming other vehicles in his escape attempt and (D) Actually pointing and firing HIS weapon at cops through a closed door glass (I watched the video in slow motion) BEFORE the cops opened up on him… Cudos for NOT hitting the passenger… However, please don’t let the FACTS cloud your obvious superior knowledge of the matter and go straight to the source… Trump did it, he actually called the Minneapolis PD and told them they needed to up their body count this year…. Meanwhile congrats to George Floyd 223 days clean and sober….

    1. avatar President Elect Lifesavor says:


      That last sentence…ouch!!
      Painful truth.

  13. avatar Sam I Am says:

    Birds of a feather….

    1. avatar President Elect Lifesavor says:


      But, what kind of birds? They sure as heck ain’t puffins.

      1. avatar Sam I Am says:

        “But, what kind of birds? They sure as heck ain’t puffins.”

        DoDo? (doe-doe)

        1. avatar President Elect Lifesavor says:

          Sam I Am,
          Doh-doh, yes.

          Maybe also the Hooded Vulture?

        2. avatar Sam I Am says:

          “Maybe also the Hooded Vulture?”

          Good choice.

  14. avatar Ratatat-tat says:

    Anyone recognize what handgun the cop was using?

    1. avatar MADDMAXX says:

      Just a guess, looks a lot like a Beretta model 92 (in 9mm)

    2. avatar NorseAsF#ck says:

      That’s undoubtedly a 1911, not a Beretta (good guess though)

      1. avatar Thetruth says:

        Not a 1911. Before he takes his first shot the hammer is down so it’s a da/sa gun. What it is I can’t tell

  15. avatar No one of Consequence says:

    Shocked that the camera footage didn’t matter?

    I’m not at all surprised.

    Cameras were demanded, and obtained, and lo and behold, for the most part they don’t tell the stories the left, criminal apologists and othersmof their ilk said they would. So now the strategy is to simply ignore them when the data they provide are … inconvenient to the narrative.

    (There have been some bad cases where cameras were turned off, of course. That’s a different discussion.)

    1. avatar Dude says:

      They’ve already conditioned the masses for the reaction they want. Facts don’t matter at this point. All of the major American institutions were involved in pushing the narrative this year. They needed an army of useful idiots…and they got it.

  16. avatar Leigh says:

    Protesters/rioters will say the video was doctored…and will blame everyone and everything but the person behind the gun.
    What ever happened to personal responsibility ?

    1. avatar MADDMAXX says:

      What ever happened to personal responsibility ?

      Everyone gets a trophy…

      1. avatar Leigh says:

        Yep…safe spaces…being triggered…micro aggressions…

        1. avatar Tired of the bs says:

          My idea of micro aggression is the first punch. Repeat as needed

    2. avatar Joatmon says:

      No such thing as personal responsibility, it’s always someone else’s fault.
      Parents, siblings, school system or whatever. No one is accountable for their own actions anymore.
      Law enforcement can’t do their jobs because they’re oppressing people.
      Sarcasm off.

      1. avatar MADDMAXX says:

        it’s always someone else’s fault.

        You forgot Trump…

    3. avatar Gipper's Ghost says:

      What happened to it? It’s called the Democrap party.

  17. avatar Green Mtn. Boy says:

    “I feel really sad. This is police brutality,” Gelle said. “When they see a man, they kill him. They don’t even know why.”

    It’s really rather simple answer, your son was a Effin low life thug,game over.

  18. avatar Matt in Oklahoma says:

    Mostly Peaceful

    1. avatar Leigh says:

      “mostly”…air quotes are implied…eye rolls optional…LOL

  19. avatar StLPro2A says:

    There you go, Dad Gelle. Congrats on your parenting, offspring imprinting skills. Well done!!!!

  20. avatar Bissen says:

    He was stopped and shot because of a felony weapons possession. Remember this when they come for your AR’s.

    1. avatar FedUp says:

      He was stopped for a weapons charge.
      He was shot for going weapons hot on people who already had weapons aimed at him.

      1. avatar . says:

        From my cold dead hands

        1. avatar Mercury says:

          If the door kickers show up and you don’t already have a posse saddled up, you give them whatever they can find. Then you take what they didn’t find and form said posse to hit them in the back when they go to the next house. Lone wolfing it will probably just get you killed with no damage to their ranks, unless you use a booby trap instead of trying to exchange rounds.

          Of course, if you have the stomach for it there’s a way to stop them even coming out in the first place. Cops have families too, and it’s safe to say anyone who would confiscate guns is not on our side. And I for one was never good at just playing defense. Just sayin’.

      2. avatar Paul says:

        Unless he was firing some really wildcat rounds, his weapon didn’t have time to get very hot. Maybe a little warm to the touch?

  21. avatar former water walker says:

    The “facts” don’t matter…especially now!

  22. avatar President Elect Lifesavor says:

    Even the Supreme Court of the USA cowers in fear of the irrational, violent, Satanic leftists who claim riots, arson, looting, and murder as their rights, while decrying facts, law and order, property rights, the US Constitution, grammar, and even mathematics as racist, worthy of censure, censorship, and punishment.

    If you are able, please, join us in Washington DC Jan 6. President Trump is inviting us. He is not doing so to have us watch him lose.

    If you cannot join us, your prayers are appreciated. Evil is gathering its darkness to defeat the President and, thereby, to defeat all of us.

  23. avatar Nonips says:

    Start shooting these protesters no dam well they were attacked first dam right to shoot back done with these criminals thinking they can do what ever start eradicated them from society immediately

  24. avatar Shire-man says:

    It’s almost like none of this rioting nonsense has anything whatsoever to do with police brutality.

    Ulterior motives or simply rampaging retards makes more sense than burning down cities over 9 deaths a year.

  25. avatar Ralph says:

    Maybe we’ll get lucky and the race grifters will mobilize the thugs to burn Minneapolis to the ground. I’ll bring the marshmallows.

  26. avatar Dude says:

    How many of these people know that George Floyd complained that he couldn’t breathe BEFORE he was on the ground with a knee on his back? How many know that they tried to put Floyd in the car first? That footage wasn’t released until the narrative was already crafted. Why is that?

    Watch this video to understand how the communists use racial tension in America to their advantage. They’re using the same tactics today that they used a century ago.

    1. avatar . says:

      What communist our you talking about? Russia is not a communist country.
      Why Vietnam?, to stop communist aggression.
      Does it not intrigue you that Americans support with their dollars the only major communist country in the world.

      1. avatar Dude says:

        “What communist our you talking about?”
        The push for communism is nothing but a vehicle for control used by tyrants. It’s currently being used by our enemies, foreign and domestic.

        “Does it not intrigue you that Americans support with their dollars the only major communist country in the world.”
        It intrigues me that China’s rise in power over the past few decades was made possible by American politicians (of both parties). Joe Biden has a history of pushing for China. The democrats put this country through hell for three years by pushing the Russia hoax. The media ran with it every single evening with the only evidence being anonymous sources and a made up “dossier” that was purchased by a political rival. Fast forward to today and we have actual eye-witness testimony, documented evidence of payments, and Joe Biden lying about having knowledge about it. We have a well known Chinese operative bragging on camera that they have people at the top, and they’ve been paying off the Biden family. Yet the media is completely silent. Wake up and smell the coffee.

        1. avatar MADDMAXX says:

          Communist countries….

          China, Vietnam, Cuba, Laos and North Korea… I do not directly support any of them, financially or otherwise

          Countries with a Communist lean…

          While the world has just five truly communist countries, socialist countries (countries whose constitutions include statements about the protection and rule of the working class) are relatively common Examples include Portugal, Sri Lanka, India, Guinea-Bissau, and Tanzania. Many of these nations, such as India, have multi-party political systems, and several are liberalizing their economies, like Portugal.

        2. avatar Dude says:

          Communists don’t just exist within countries that have an official communist government. It’s an ideology. America isn’t a communist country, yet our former heads of the CIA and FBI both admitted that they were communists in the 70’s. They most likely gave that up in order to advance their careers. I’m not convinced they ever really had a change of heart.

      2. avatar Dude says:

        For abbreviated version, begin video at 5:35. The first part is just one example of how they use their influence in America to get their way. He says there’s nothing that money won’t fix. At the 5:35 mark, he mentions that Wall Street is working for them, and a high level banker helped them out. Then he goes on to essentially laugh about Biden being elected and being in their pocket.

        Now imagine this happened with Trump and Russia. Any reasonable person knows the media would be discussing this every single night. Yet they aren’t covering this story about Biden. Why?

        1. avatar MADDMAXX says:

          I’m pretty sure you are not the only person posting here who is aware of “The Big Guys” dealings with the CCP and their field of influence in our Government, education systems AND our courts… Not to mention business, industry and private property holdings…

        2. avatar Dude says:

          The above video should be played by the American media every single evening until the people get the message. Instead, they’re hiding it.

        3. avatar Aaron says:

          because they actually don’t care, they were just trying to destroy Trump and they know it’s hypocritical.

  27. avatar Phil LA says:

    Don’t let facts get in the way of a narrative.

  28. avatar strych9 says:

    Protesting has turned into straight up trolling. Pretty good trolling too.

    1. avatar . says:

      Close to the epitome

  29. avatar American Patriot says:

    There goes 5 democRat votes…..😆

    1. avatar MADDMAXX says:

      There goes 5 democRat votes…..

      Why would THAT stop him from voting

      1. avatar Montana Actual says:

        Yea, it’s more like “There’s another 100 democrat votes”

  30. avatar GS650G says:

    Didn’t they end the police in Mogadishu on the Mississippi?

  31. avatar drunkEODguy says:

    *try to murder someone*

    *They murder you back first in attempt to live*

    *Surprised Pikachu face*

  32. avatar Aaron says:

    if “social justice warriors” really cared about black lives, they’d protest against black thuggery, soft on crime policies, the monopoly of public schools, and a host of other counterproductive behaviors and policies.

    Facts don’t care about your feelings.

  33. avatar Nanashi says:

    The bodycam is sufficient to prove officers were fired upon first, but it looks like at least one of the dash cams should have a good angle. Why not release it?

  34. avatar Montana Actual says:

    They don’t care. Protests are not about black lives, or justice. It’s about anger and misinformation – or worse – the neglect of wanting information.

    This is 3rd world bullshit, and only happens in democratic zones.

    1. avatar John (just tripped over a case of Yugo M67) in FL says:

      Upvoting the 3rd World BS comment.

  35. avatar John (I'm still young enough for this shit) in FL says:

    But… but… he didn’t actually HIT anyone!
    Why shoot back?


  36. avatar UpInArms says:

    The perp… er, victim… is innocent of anything he ever did because he’s just balancing the books on systemic racism and white privelege and BLM says that all the cops want to do is kill black folk so he knew beyond any doubt that the cops were going to shoot him as soon as they showed up so he feared for his life and did a pre-emptive strike and shot at them first so that the cops would, like, you know, back off and de-escalate the situation…

    C’mon, people, you gotta get with the wokeness.

  37. avatar Pb_fan59 says:

    Ill-han Omar is fanning the flames with her usual “MPD conditioned response” narrative. I’ve developed a little conditioned response of my own…it involves bile in the back of my throat at the sight of her face! Go ahead, burn down your city… I’ll watch the flames from across the river. Then put your sorry ass on a plane back to Mogidishu, where spouting off gets a slightly different response. ( something to do with a camel dick and a bullet to the head)

  38. avatar Chris T in KY says:

    Making drugs legal does not reduce crime. Crazy acting drug users frighten the public. And they get shot by the cops when they refuse to follow the officer’s orders. They also get shot by property owners for the same reason.

    And the drug legalization crowd will never acknowledge that.

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