In breaking news, another tragic incident of police murder has just occurred over night, leaving a 6-year-old boy dead.
The shooting took place in Marksville, Louisiana. Now, the father of that 6-year-old is in critical condition as well.
The Advocate reports, that the 6-year-old, Jeremy David Mardis, of Effie, “was killed by multiple gunshot wounds to the head and torso.
He was pronounced dead at the scene, Avoyelles Parish Coroner L.J. Mayeaux said Wednesday. The boy was a student at Lafargue Elementary in Effie.”
The shooting took place on Martin Luther King Drive in Marksville.
It happened “at the end of a pursuit and involved multiple city marshals from Ward 2,” according to Louisiana State Police spokesman Trooper Daniel “Scott” Moreau.
The police are saying that the driver was attempting to get away from officers, who followed in what became a high speed chase.
The Associated Press reports that the coroner explains that Few hit a dead end.
He then backed out to try to get away. But that’s when officers unloaded on him and his 6-year-old son.
(Article by M. David and Reagan Ali; image via #Op309 Media; h/t to The Free Thought Project)