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Police Chief Says Slain Officer Was Deliberately Shot By Another Officer, Then Claims It Was An Accident

Police Chief Says Slain Officer Was Deliberately Shot By Another Officer, Then Claims It Was An Accident

The tragic death of a Prince George’s County police officer. The police chief says the shot that killed Officer Jacai Colson was deliberately fired at him by another officer because that officer thought Colson was an armed threat.

Rick Ritter has more on the heart-wrenching new development in the investigation.

Colson was an undercover in plain clothes at the time of the shooting. The chief wants to make clear–he does not believe one officer intentionally shot another.

Details surrounding the chilling death of Prince George’s County Officer Jacai Colson take a wild turn. The department’s chief says the shot that killed Colson was deliberately fired by another officer, who mistook him for an armed threat.

“I do not for a second believe that this was a police officer intentionally firing at another police officer,” said Chief Hank Stawinski, Prince George’s County Police Department.

A scene the chief described as incredibly chaotic when it broke out.

Horrifying pictures show armed Michael Ford outside the Prince George’s County police station Sunday–a rampage police say Ford planned and enlisted his brothers, Malik and Elijah, to record, as he expected to die.

The 22-year-old is facing 25 charges, including attempted murder.

Source: Baltimore.cbslocal

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