The protesters on Saturday went through & # 39; Mall of Alabama where police killed a black man after acknowledging that it was not the triggerman a night off & # 39; Thanksgiving to wound two people. (November 24)
The city & # 39; Alabama and its police department expressed condolences with conduct Monday in the family & # 39; black man expelled by an official in the chaotic moments after prior shooting in & # 39; night center & # 39; Thanksgiving.
But a statement issued by officials in & # 39; Hoover, 10 miles to the south & # 39; Birmingham, also placed part of the responsibility on Emantic "EJ" Jr. Bradford, who was killed by an official working with & # 39; security in private pool & # 39; Riverchase Galleria sides.
The statement said Bradford, 21, was shot during police efforts & # 39; Hoover to ensure the scene after the initial shooting, a man wound & # 39; 18 years and a girl & # 39; 12 years. Manhunt for at least one shooter continued on Monday, police said.
"We can say with & # 39; certainty Mr. Bradford has a gun while seconds after the shooting, which instantly increased the sense of & # 39; threat approaching police officers to respond to the chaotic scene", said the statement.
The police later clarified that "marked" meant that Bradford had a gun.
"We deeply and sincerely sympathetic to Mr. Bradford's family and all those affected by this incident," said the statement. "We all want answers, and we believe that with patience and attention the truth well established".
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In the hours after the shooting, the police & # 39; Hoover was commended officer "erojiku" to stop the suspect. Several hours later, the police moved the back story, saying that Bradford was the initial shootings.
The father & # 39; Bradford, Bradford Emantic Sr., said Monday that the police still had not allowed the family to tiskużaha or explain what happened. He said his son was respected by police initially suggested he was shooting – and officials on the ground that enabled people nearby to take pictures and video after the shooting.
The family & # 39; Bradford was hired attorney Benjamin Crump civil rights to seek justice for his son.
Crump said Bradford was bring calm to the altercation and had a permit for his weapon. Crump said the officer "saw a black man with & # 39; motor, and he made his determination that he (Bradford) is criminal."
Crump and family called the police to release the body of the camera and other video & # 39; shooting, said video saying "the whole story".
The police & # 39; Hoover said changed video and other evidence to the Sheriff Department County & # 39; Jefferson, who biddluh the Agency of Alabama Law Enforcement are conducting the investigation. ALEA is ħabbretx when or if the videos are released.
The city and police department promised transparency during the investigation and said providing updates & # 39; weekly. The authorities have "certain information" on the initial shot and encourage the public to provide ALEA b & # 39; any information you & # 39; accelerate the arrest, said the statement.
The statement also sent condolences to the family of the first two victims, both in the hospital & # 39; stable condition after the fire extinguisher.
"These are just some of the many lives that have been immediately affected by events as unnecessary on what was to be a peaceful evening & # 39; Thanksgiving", said a statement on Monday.
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