KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – A brand new video of a lethal police capturing has surfaced final March.
Kansas Metropolis cops shot and killed Malcolm Johnson throughout a crash at a BP fuel station. Johnson was needed for a earlier capturing.
Within the video launched by the cellphone of the arrest and capturing, you’ll be able to see quite a lot of officers pinning Johnson to the ground. It seems that an officer attracts a weapon, a shot is heard and one other officer screams in ache and limps away. Then you definitely hear two extra pictures.
Earlier this week, a gaggle of pastors criticized the capturing as an execution. On Wednesday they met with the Missouri Freeway Patrol who’s investigating the capturing and handed them the video. KCTV5 Information is looking for out if this consists of this video.
As activists held a rally at a fuel station on the town’s East Facet Wednesday night time in response to a lethal police capturing, police supporters had been gathering in a park within the metropolis’s Northland.
Jackson County Legal professional Jean Peters Baker launched this assertion on the video:
We now have acquired movies from witnesses and group members for our evaluation. We’re trying carefully at this data.
A part of our evaluation will likely be an evaluation of any discrepancies between the unique accounting of this occasion and the precise proof, together with any video proof. Our work requires us to gather as many details as attainable and to make use of these details to find out whether or not the allegations are applicable beneath Missouri legislation. To do that, an entire and impartial investigation is required. Our responsibility requires that we maintain everybody accountable, no matter their place or energy.
We’re additionally evaluating our processes to find out how we’d additional interact with the group to acquire these mandatory details.
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