Mississippi Police Officer Suspended Without Pay After Shooting 11-Year-Old

  • A Mississippi police officer accused of shooting an unarmed 11-year-old child who called law enforcement for assistance in a domestic disturbance incident has been suspended without pay, according to reports.
  • The action taken against Sgt. Greg Capers of the Indianola Police Department comes as an investigation is ongoing into the shooting that unfolded last weekend at the home of Aderrien Murry, his family attorney Carlos Moore told The Associated Press.
  • “This can’t keep happening. This is not OK. If a non-police officer was to shoot somebody, it’s not OK. When they do it, it’s not OK. When the police do it, they have protocol, he was trained, he knows what to do — like if you were scared, you are in the wrong field,” the child’s mother, Nakala Murry, told reporters earlier this week.
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