Take 5

D.C. police officer fatally shoots black teenager in Southeast Washington

He just turned 18, and already has life has been taken away in the most violent way possible.

Family members identified the person killed as Deon Kay, who turned 18 last month. He lived with his mother about a half-mile from where he was shot 

In a press release by DC police, they state that Deon had brandished a gun:

“At approximately 3:51 pm, uniformed patrol officers of the Seventh District responded to the listed location to investigate a man with a gun. Upon arrival, officers encountered individuals in and around a vehicle. Upon seeing the officers, two of the suspects fled on foot. During the foot pursuit, one of the suspects brandished a firearm. In response, an officer discharged their firearm one time, striking the suspect. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the suspect to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. After all life-saving efforts failed, the suspect was pronounced dead. The other suspect made good their escape and was not apprehended.”

Meanwhile, Kyle Rittenhouse did not just brandish a gun, but shot several protestors as well.

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