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Rodney King's Been Shot!

11/29/2007 4:26 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Rodney KingRodney King, famous for a videotaped beating from Los Angeles police back in 1991, was shot and wounded on a San Bernardino street corner late Wednesday.

King called Rialto police just before midnight to report the shooting. According to Sgt. Don Lewis, King was struck in the face and arm -- with what appeared to be pellets or birdshot. When police arrived at King's home, they reported that King and others inside appeared drunk. The man got shot in the face -- he deserves a drink!

King was taken to a local hospital, and his wounds were not believed to be life-threatening.

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WOW    

FIRST!!

2429 days ago
2.

Kyle    

Cant we all just get along???

2429 days ago
3.

keesh    

Cant we all just get along

2429 days ago
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windy    

can't we all get along?

2429 days ago
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KT    

Wow, he is one lucky SOB. Shot in the face and the injuries aren't life threatening. Wonder if he brought it on himself.

2429 days ago
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wasted days and wasted nights    

why can't we be friends?

2429 days ago
7.

Dog is a racist mutt!    

Oh NO!!! Here comes a sea of idiotic, racists comments! Racists all SUCK!!!! Every last one of them!

2429 days ago
8.

Some Faustkateer    

This cat has nine lives, man.....

2429 days ago
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patsy ramsey    

i like rodney because he's just an average guy trying to enjoy life and just cause of the color of his skin he gets smacked down by the system.

2429 days ago
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Merry Christmas    

That's not breaking news. That's the same old, same old.

Can't we all just get along?

2429 days ago
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ms wonderland    

lol.....needless to say, he was NOT destined for a life of productivity or success.....I mean he's a loser....everyone knew it back then, everyone knows it now.............the fact is when he was beat excessively by the police it was WRONG, no one of any color should be assaulted by that police for that long and that relentlessly...............no one said he wasnt a loser, he just didnt deserve to almost die at the hands of the cops! ...............he needs like, a job?

2429 days ago
12.

the pep    

Man...he has really bad luck!! I guess we just can't all get along.

2429 days ago
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Click HERE please.    

They were drunk, and then he got shot.

TMZ you suck. Stop reporting lies.
http://www.tmz.com

2429 days ago
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windy    

rodney king was drinkin. REALLY?

2429 days ago
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ms wonderland    

#8......average guy? Average people dont get shot in the face, sorry. Average people dont almost die and get $$ from cops only to be arrested again...then shot years later......I'm black myself but come on, this dude is a dumbazz.

2429 days ago
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