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TEXAS: Fatal shooting of 6-yr-old sparks outrage, renewed debate over police brutality

TEXAS: Fatal shooting of 6-yr-old sparks outrage, renewed debate over police brutality

Outrage anger has been sparked in the small town of Schertz in Bexar County, Texas when a stray bullet fired by a sheriff’s deputy killed a six-year-old boy identified as Kameron Prescott.

Reports say the incident which saw the killing of the victim who died after the stray bulled pierced through the wall of his mobile home and hit his abdomen has sparked renewed the debate over police brutality in the country.

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A suspected car thief – a 30-year-old woman identified as Amanda Lee Jones – was also killed by police as she tried to break into Prescott’s home.

The death of the minor was described by Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar as “a tragic accident” and said the shooting is under investigation.

 

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