According to his family, the 11-year-old Mississippi boy who called 911 for help and was shot by a police officer is recovering after being released from the hospital.
The family is urging the officer to resign and face the charges of murder.
According to his mother, Nakala Murry, and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, an Indianola Police Department officer shot Aderrien in the chest early on Saturday morning while responding to a domestic disturbance call at the child’s home.
Murry told us that on Saturday morning at 4 a.m., the “irate” father of another of her children showed up at her house.
Worried about her security, Murry requested that Aderrien call the police.
According to Murry, the responding officer “had his gun drawn at the front door and asked those inside the home to come outside.” Murry claimed that her son was shot as he entered the living room from a hallway corner.
“When he came from around the bend, he had chance,” Murry said. ” I can’t get a handle on why. The very cop that advised him to emerge from the house. ( As a result, Aderrien) was shot. He frequently inquired, “Why did he shoot me?” What went wrong?'” She stated
The shooting occurred inside what felt like “one to two minutes” after the official asked those in the house to come outside, Murry said.
At the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, the boy received a chest tube and a ventilator. His mother stated that the shooting had left him with a collapsed lung, broken ribs, and a lacerated liver. Wednesday saw his discharge from the hospital.
Two different kids, including Murry’s girl and 2-year-old nephew, were likewise in the home at the hour of the shooting, she said.
Moore told us that the incident was captured on police body camera video, but no footage has been made public.
The lawyer said his solicitation for the body camera film was denied because of “a continuous examination.”
The incident’s body camera video has not been made public.
Moore said he was informed there is likewise video of the occurrence from a close by service station.
The Indianola Police Department informed CNN that the police chief was unavailable, despite the fact that they confirmed that the officer who was shot was Greg Capers. However, they did not provide any additional information regarding the incident.
We inquired about Capers’ thoughts but did not receive a response right away.
On Monday night, the Indianola Leading body of Councilmen casted a ballot to put Tricks on paid semi-voluntary vacation while the shooting is researched, as per the family lawyer.
The MBI said in a statement over the weekend that it was “currently assessing this critical incident and gathering evidence” and would provide the findings to the state attorney general’s office once the investigation was finished.
In an email to us on Wednesday, MBI spokesperson Bailey Martin stated, “Due to this being an open and ongoing investigation, no further comment will be made.”
For clarification, We have contacted the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office and the Fourth Circuit Court’s District Attorney’s Office.
Family irate cop stays employed by office
Murry expressed that after her child was shot, she put her hand on his injury to apply strain as he “sang gospel melodies and implored while draining out.” She claimed that the officer placed his hand on top of hers in an effort to stop Aderrien’s bleeding and attempted to assist in providing first aid.
She stated that medical personnel were “very attentive” when an ambulance arrived.
“Aderrien came surprisingly close to losing his life,” Moore said. ” It’s not Acceptable for a cop to do this and pull off this. Aderrien was asked to contact the police about the father of the daughter. He was shot as he followed the police instructions out of his room.
Murry claimed that the police informed her that the father of her daughter had been taken into custody later that day on Saturday, but that he had been released because Murry had not filed a report against him with the police.
When would I have time to complete that? She responded to the news that the man had been released from custody by saying, “I was in the hospital with my son.”
Murry told us four days after the incident that neither she nor any police investigators had spoken with anyone about the shooting and that “no one came to the hospital from the police station.”
She broke down in tears and said, “I’m just happy my son is alive.”
Moore expressed his rage to us regarding Capers’ continued employment with the Indianola Police Department.
The legal representative stated, “We believe that the city and the officer should be liable to Aderrien Murray for the damages they have caused.”
Moore stated that they will hold a sit-in protest on Thursday morning at Indianola City Hall.
Indianola is a small town with a majority of African Americans, and 31% of its residents live below the poverty line. It lies in the Mississippi Delta, around 100 miles north of Jackson.