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Sep 8, 2014

Police Shoot Man in Leg…Internal Investigation Ongoing…

Raphael Martinez

While the police have successfully retrieved a grenade from the streets, an incident on Saturday morning is raising questions about one of its own. A police officer is under investigation for shooting fifty year old Kent Skeet, a resident of Bagdad Street following an operation in Taylor’s Alley. According to police, sometime around after three a.m., police had to use justifiable force to subdue Skeet by shooting him in the left leg. Skeet the department alleges attacked the officer while being searched. The Officer Commanding Eastern Division has since ordered an internal investigation to occur simultaneously with a criminal investigation.

 

Raphael Martinez, Police Press Officer

“Whenever there is an incident regarding police and the use of force, whenever a police draws out his firearm to use it against anybody, there is always an internal and an external investigation to justify whether or not the use of force was justifiable. What happened in this case, the officer commanding eastern division saw it fit to get in touch with the professional standards branch to look into this and of course we will be very thorough when it comes to investigating our own. There is absolutely nobody that can hide under the radar when it comes to use of justifiable use of force. We will be giving you the results of those investigations hopefully shortly.”

 

Skeet is hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. in a stable condition. 

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1 Response for “Police Shoot Man in Leg…Internal Investigation Ongoing…”

  1. Rod says:

    This gov is now fully comprised of all murderers and gang members who are turning on the regular citizens of this country

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