Police Involved Shooting
The father of the suspect, 18-year-old Tyrone Harris Jr., called the police version of events “a bunch of lies.” He said his son was unarmed and had been drawn into a dispute involving two groups of young people.
Police Chief Jake Simmons says the man wounded during the encounter Tuesday afternoon brandishing what turned out to be a pellet gun during a confrontation.
Authorities say two officers spotted what they believed to be a drug deal in the city’s Fountain Park neighborhood on Saturday afternoon.
18 year old Myron Pollard was pronounced dead early Thursday morning.
The suspect was struck in the torso.
Police says the homeowner was inside the home at the time and alerted police.
Shooting happened on ambulance ramp outside E.R.
Relatives say other witnesses are expected to come forward to dispute claims made by police.
Eric Porter Jr. is hospitalized.
Court records showed at least seven criminal cases against the 32 year old man.