“As long as he had that gun in his hand, I knew he was a threat,” said Stephanie Cook, who shot the perp after he beat her husband with the butt of a gun.
Philadelphia police Sgt. Sylvia Young was released from the hospital after receiving treatment for multiple gun shots during a shooting rampage last week.
Police Chief Kerr Putney said the narrative needs to change because the facts are “a little bit different” from what’s being portrayed thus far.
The man, who was shot in the head, was identified as 26-year-old Justin Carr. He spent overnight on life support, but succumbed to his injuries Thursday.
He said the family does not agree with the rioting going on in the city and asked that “those who wish to protest” to “do so peacefully.”
Chief Investigator Doug Campbell said Officer Shelby escalated the confrontation, “becoming emotionally involved to the point that she over reacted.”
Police received numerous calls at three different times on the same day, but despite a quick response, could not find the clown anywhere.
Gov. Pat McCrory declared a State of Emergency, noting that while he understands the concerns and frustrations, he refuses to respect acts of violence.
After the State Police were called in, it was determined that there was no immediate threat to the students or staff.
The attorney representing the officer said, fearing he was going for a weapon, she fired as Crutcher reached into his vehicle.