BERKELEY, Mo. – The profession for a suburban St. Louis military officer who shot and killed an 18-year-old says his customer is propitious to be alive.
The Berkeley, Missouri, officer, whose name has not been released, fatally shot Antonio Martin late Tuesday. Police contend notice video shows Martin indicating a gun during a officer, who was doubt him about a burglary during a preference store.
Attorney Brian Millikan says a officer is shaken, though is positively certain he had no choice though to use fatal force.
Millikan says it isn’t transparent because Martin didn’t fire a officer.
The shooting, a fourth in a segment given Aug involving a white officer who killed a immature black man, led to a aroused protest.