Mississippi police officer shot a 11-year-old Black boy, family demands justice

Written by on May 27, 2023

A Mississippi police officer who shot and wounded an unarmed 11-year-old Black boy in the child's home should be fired, an attorney for the child's mother said Thursday.

The child, Aderrien Murry, was hospitalized five days for a collapsed lung, lacerated liver and fractured ribs after an Indianola Police Department officer shot him in the chest early Saturday, attorney Carlos Moore said. Aderrian returned home to Indianola on Wednesday.

'We are demanding justice,' Moore said during a protest that his law office showed on livestream video.

'An 11-year . . .

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