Colorado police officers who shot and killed a teen this summer while he was running away from them were not charged with a crime, a report said Wednesday. in the slaying of 19-year-old De & # 39; Von Bailey, armed with a handkerchief, during a shooting in August, the Denver Post reported. tragedy for our community. ”
Officers shooting Bailey responded to the scene on August 3 after receiving a report of a suspect with a gun in the area.
Police asked Bailey and another man to hold their hands. above their waists so they can check them for ammunition, body camera footage of the events of the show.
As an officer approached Bailey from behind to search for him, he coated, the video shows. Police chased him, repeatedly shouting at Bailey to raise his hands. Bailey went to the scene and officers searched him, finding the handgun folded in his shorts, the video shows. An attorney for the Bailey family said his relatives were "deeply disappointed" by the grand jury's decision, the Denver Post reported.