Report Finds DPS Shooting of Alexander Wilson Justified, But Witness Says Officer Was Not In Danger

Phoenix PD released a report that rules the shooting death of 16-year-old Alexander Wilson by a still unnamed DPS officer was justifiable. 

The police report states that the officer feared for his life when Wilson tried to flee in an SUV and was therefore justified in the shooting. But the report also reveals a man police interviewed who says the DPS officer was not in the line of harm, appeared to have confidently and assertively approached the vehicle, fired before the SUV moved, and even says that after the shooting he over heard the officer telling another cop that the suspect "had pulled out a gun on me."

See also:

Family Buries Alexander Wilson, 16-Year-Old Shot by DPS Officer

Alexander Wilson, Killed by DPS, Used No Weapon in Past Armed Robbery

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