Support the news

NY Chief Urges Caution In Judging Police Shooting

This article is more than 9 years old.

A police chief is cautioning against a rush to judgment about either side in the shooting of a Pace University football player.

Pleasantville, N.Y., Police Chief Anthony Chiarlitti says it's useless to speculate about what happened on Oct. 17, when two officers fired at a moving car and 20-year-old Danroy Henry was killed.

One of the officers was Pleasantville policeman Aaron Hess, who was hit by the car and required surgery. The police chief described Hess as a trusted officer and pledged his support unless it's proved Hess did something wrong.

Chiarlitti also mentioned the leak of autopsy information that showed Henry was driving drunk when he was shot. He said the information is unconfirmed and urged the public to wait until the facts are known.

This program aired on October 26, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news