A car breakaway police officer shot the 14-year-old suspect while the boy ran away, according to the video, released Friday. Tempe police chief Silvia Moar asked people to drop the sentence.
"I must begin by expressing my condolences to the young man's family. The loss of his life is tragic, Muar said at a press conference. "I'm very sorry for their loss." interviews and vigil this week, family members have called for justice.
The camera body video shows Jay arriving in the car and parking in the alley when reported theft. He sees the gray truck suspect standing in front of his car and squatting behind a big black plastic trash for rubbish.
"Hey," says Jaen, and raises his pistol while the suspect leaves the truck. "Let's see your hands," he calls out Jain and shoots two shots when the suspect fled.
"He has a gun, there's a gun," yawns later.
The video does not show the suspect again after his disappearance.
It's impossible to tell if the suspect is wearing a gun, but he seems to hold something in his hand in an enlarged picture that the department has taken from the video and is shown at the press conference. He said one of the two blows hit the teenager in the back of the shoulder and the other hit a wall. She said two independent witnesses reported that they had seen the suspect walking across the promenade with a firearm in her hand and found a replica of it. The police reported that the word was taken from the vehicle with other objects.
Arse died in hospital
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Arce's facebook page shows pictures of a boy with a baby face with mustache peach and a few pictures of relatives and friends. Friends made a GoFundMe page to pay funeral expenses.
A vigil was held on Thursday at Tempe Police Headquarters. The department said it would conduct its investigation with prosecutors, which is common in police footage. Earlier this month, a Phoenix police officer shot 19-year-old Jacob Michael Harris after the surveillance officers reported seeing him and three others carrying out armed robbery. Police report that they have watched the group because they are suspected of several other robberies.
Also this month, an officer from Phoenix Peoria's suburb shot and wounded a 17-year-old boy after calling for a robbery at a auto-delivery shop. The police said the boy had a gun. He was shot in the shoulder.