Monday, 23 October, 2017

1 dead in officer-involved shooting at Magnuson Park

Warren Dawson | 20 June, 2017, 01:24

Seattle Police Department on Monday released an audio file in connection with the fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of three who called police to report a burglary at her home on Sunday.

The Times reports (http://bit.ly/2sNk2nM ) that both officers fired their weapons. Police are also trying to determine whether the children who were present in the apartment at the time witnessed the shooting.

Family members said Lyles had experienced mental health problems in the a year ago and that she was several months pregnant, which BuzzFeed News couldn't immediately confirm. Three of Lyles' children were in the apartment when two police officers shot Lyles in the chest and abdomen.

Police said there were several children inside the apartment at the time of the shooting, but none of them were injured.

According to the dash cam audio, they seemed to be having a normal conversation with her, as she tells them about what's been stolen - she confirms a missing Xbox.

Lyles' relatives said she was pregnant and had mental health issues. They were taken into protective custody. One of Lyles' brothers, Domico Jones, noted that "she was not a person you would fear or feel intimidated by". During that incident, the report says she threatened officers with a large pair of scissors, saying, "Ain't none of y'all leaving here today!"

"We need help", and "Get back!"

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King County jail records show that Lyles was arrested on June 5 on charges of harassment, obstruction of a public official and harassment of a law enforcement officer. The two officers involved, whom police have not named, will be placed on paid administrative leave, Seattle police said. She had called the police on the morning of 18 June to report the crime. "They shot my mom", the 10-year-old reportedly said.

Police said both officers opened fire when the woman, whom they have not formally identified, confronted them "armed with a knife".

The department's Force Investigative Team is investigating the officers' decision to use deadly force.

"At this point the footage is part of the police investigation", said Mike Buchman, Solid Ground Communications Director.

Force investigations like these can take months to complete. Our historic police reforms, from de-escalation training to civilian-monitored force review, are in place to address such crises.

The SPD has confirmed that both officers were white, one, an 11-year veteran of the force and the other described as "newer to the department".

This commotion lasts 16 seconds, and then they fire the gunshots that kill her.

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