Man shot by deputy should not be rewarded for actions |

Man shot by deputy should not be rewarded for actions

In regard to the (David) Dalgarn $3.5 million settlement: What I’ve read about the case is that this family had a history of violence and mental health issues. The story is made out to show Dalgarn as an “innocent victim.” This young male is not an “innocent victim” as the Sky-Hi portrays him to be. There are multiple stories regarding how the officer handled the situation and how Dalgarn was antagonistic and un-medicated.

Considering that post traumatic stress disorder is a serious condition, I find it hard to believe that any hospital would deny him medication. The large percentage of hospitals, in regards to a psychiatric condition, would not pass his current diagnosis by.

What seems to me as nothing more than a non-compliant psychiatric client, Dalgarn is being rewarded with a sum of money that is preposterous. This young male should be rewarded with only his poor judgment when it comes to staying safe, being compliant and being grateful to GOD that he did not injure or kill any innocent people on the roads. Amazing how his irresponsibility is being rewarded with such a large sum of money.

This only enables others out there with a psychiatric condition to pursue NOT taking their medication in order to risk the lives of others for the sake of selfishness.

Vanessa Rus

Grand Lake

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