Policeman who shot and killed teenager fired

Policeman who shot and killed teenager fired

The police officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old black teenager, Jordan Edwards has been fired.

Edwards was leaving a party in the company of his older brother and two others when the police officer, Roy Oliver fired multiple rounds with his rifle into the car Edwards was riding in.

According to Buzzfeed, Edwards 16-year-old brother was driving the vehicle during the shooting and noticed Edwards’ head was smoking, attorney Lee Merritt said, and then flagged police to help.

On Tuesday, Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said Oliver — who had been with the department since 2011 — had been fired. Prosecutors are still investigating and could charge Oliver.
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