11-year-old boy who called 911 shot dead by Mississippi police officer

An 11-year-old boy shot dead by Mississippi police after he dialed 911 for help is recovering from being released from hospital, his attorney said Thursday.

Aderrien Murry was shot in the chest early Saturday as an Indianola police officer responded to a domestic disturbance call at the boy’s home, about 100 miles northwest of Jackson, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI ).

The boy’s mother, Nakala Murry, told CNN she asked the boy to call the police around 4 a.m. after the father of another of his children arrived “angry”.

Murry, who told the outlet she feared for her safety, said an officer who arrived “had his gun pointed at the front door and asked those inside the house to go out”.

USA Today

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