Firstly how is it possible to "stab" someone with a metal pole? Secondly if you think being hit with a metal pole justifies close-range head-shots, then you are speaking like a savage barbarian. What kind of person proposes a lethal retalation to a non-lethal attack? Rubber bullets would probably have been a sane and proportional response.
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