Pokémon Card Shoplifter Killed by Police in Florida

Content Warning: The following article contains discussions of gun violence.
A man was killed by police for shoplifting Pokémon Trading Card Game cards this last week in Kissimmee, Florida. The popular card game has been making a resurgence in the last few years and many people have been looking for rare Pokémon cards at various stores across the world.
Pokémon cards have been a staple for lots of collectors since the first wave released in the 1990s, but interest in both the competitive card game and card collecting has recently skyrocketed. This is in part due to the global pandemic, …