Bodycam video released on May 6 shows one of the officers telling Sanders “mani, mani” e “giù, giù, giù, down.”
Sanders’ hands were “clearly seen and the only item visible in his hands is a ball cap, which he transfers from his right hand to his left hand,” secondo la dichiarazione.
Sanders can then be seen turning back towards what the DA described as the home’s front door.
“Sig. Sanders can be seen raising both of his hands in the air, above his head. A quel tempo, Officer Hinkle shoots his firearm four times at Mr. Sanders. Sig. Sanders falls to the ground and appears to have been shot, at which time Officer Hinkle once again orders ‘hands, mani, mani,’ and to ‘quit reaching,'” la dichiarazione letta.
“Sanders sits up from his back with his hands above his head at which time Officer Hinkle fires his firearm seven additional times. Simultaneously with these shots, Officer Ronan also fires his weapon at Mr. Sanders four times,” la dichiarazione letta.
Sanders was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital, and no weapon was located on Sanders’ body or in the area where he was shot, according to the DA.
According to the autopsy report, the medical examiner listed Sanders’ causa di morte “as multiple gunshot wounds.”
“There were twelve gunshot wounds observed on Mr. Sanders’ corpo (abdomen, groin area, legs, arm, and hand),” Cabelka’s statement said.
“After review of the entire case file presented by the OSBI (Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation), including the Medical Examiner’s Autopsy Report, the Comanche County District Attorney’s Office has made the determination that the shooting of Quadry Sanders was not justified. Officers Robert Hinkle and Nathan Ronan have been charged with First Degree Manslaughter,” the DA’s statement added.
, the attorney representing Hinkle and Ronan
, told The Oklahoman
“officers had repeatedly been called to the house because of Sanders
, and evidence will show on the night of the fatal shooting they believed he was reaching for a weapon in his pants.
“Nobody is looking into the facts of this case,” James reportedly told The Oklahoman on Sunday. “These are good police officers.”
James did not immediately respond to CNN’s request for comment. CNN has also reached out to Sanders’ family’s lawyer, Lee Merritt, per un commento.
A gennaio 7, 2022, at the conclusion of the administrative investigation, City Manager Michael Cleghorn, “upon careful consideration,” terminated officers Nathan Ronan and Robert Hinkle, he told CNN in a statement.
Lawton Mayor Stan Booker released a statement Friday regarding the DA’s decision, detto, “The loss of life in our community is always a difficult matter to grasp. My thoughts and prayers go out to the parents and those in our community who lost a loved one in Quadry Sanders.”
“Although this decision and the releasing of information that followed may provide clarity to this tragic incident, it does not come without impacting one’s stages of grief and mourning of a lost loved one,” Ha aggiunto.