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Shooting Of Black Teen In Texas Reminds Us 2017 Hasn’t Escaped Police Violence

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Police Shot And Killed A 15-Year-Old Boy Trying To Leave A House Party

So far this year, US police have shot and killed 321 people.

Of all those killed by police so far in 2017, 80 were black, according to data from The Washington Post.

 

 

 

 

 

HE HAS A NAME: 15 year old Jordan Edwards was and shot and killed by a Balch Springs, TX police officer on Sat. night. He was unarmed.

This means approximately one out of four people killed by police so far this by May of year 2017 were black.

To put this into perspective, black people comprise just 13 percent of the US population.

Shooting Of Black Teen In Texas Reminds Us 2017 Hasn’t Escaped Police Violence

Police say the car was backing up toward responding officers, prompting one to shoot at the vehicle. A bullet broke through the front seat passenger’s window and hit Edwards. Shortly after, Edwards was rushed to a hospital, where he died from gunshot injuries. No officers were injured in the incident.

DarkRadio News with you host Ronnie McLean 

 

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