Police Involved Shooting
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.
It happened just after 10 a.m. on Wood River at Harnett, near Central Park.