Saturday, September 16, 2017
Officer in Va. shoots, kills boy, 15, who allegedly had a bomb strapped to his chest
HAYMARKET, Va. (ABC7) — A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed by an officer with the Prince William County Police Department Friday morning, officials report.
According to police, a 911 call came from inside a house saying that the boy was holding a hostage and had a bomb strapped to his chest.
Police say the boy was outside the house when they arrived. They say he was holding a crowbar and came toward police in a threatening manner.
When he refused to follow multiple commands to drop the crowbar, an officer shot him. Multiple shots were fired, police say.
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