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In fairness:

- The age of the suspect wasn't known at the time of the crime


Agreed


- The suspect was carrying a weapon; only later found to be an "airsoft gun".


Hopefully the body cam video can be enhanced to shed more light on what was in the boys hand.

My only point was that the body cam video we watched failed to show the suspect turning toward the officer. The only way that this could of happened is if the suspect turned toward the officer while out of view(behind the truck) before he ran. I'm not trying to impeach the officer. I'm putting a spotlight on this to try and get closer to the truth.

The story below if true indicates the the suspect did not get the airsoft gun from the truck.

14-year-old boy shot by Tempe police didn't steal airsoft gun, truck owner says
https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/tempe/2019/01/20/...
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