• Mother Disputes Police Account Of Son's Behavior Before He Was Shot And Killed By Virginia Police

    8 monthes ago - By Essence

    The mother of a Virginia high school teacher who was fatally shot by a cop earlier this week is disputing the police account of her son's death.
    Richmond police shot and killed Marcus-David L. Peters on Monday after claiming that he had charged one of its officers after hitting three cars, leading police on a chase, and dancing and rolling naked on a local highway.
    “That was not my son,” his mother Barbara Peters told the Richmond Times-Dispatch. “This is just so out of character. Something went terribly wrong.”
    Peters, 24, was a local high school science teacher who had recently graduated...
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