Now, the question is whether or not the man who shot them was reasonable in his use of force.
According to ABC 15:
According to the Phoenix Police Department, witnesses told officers that the teens had walked into a business in the area and took several items without paying.
Police say the teens were then confronted by a man in the parking lot who asked them to leave the stolen items. The teens then dropped the items and reportedly started to hit the man when they saw he was armed.
Police say during the assault the man fired his weapon, hitting both of the teens. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Of course, the two 15-year-olds feel as though they were gravely abused.
“He was just screaming at us, ‘get down on the ground, get down on the ground!’ and we’re telling him, ‘we’re minors dude, you don’t have to shoot us.’ We even put the stuff on the ground,” said Michael Ward, one of the teens, according to ABC 15.
“That’s when he (Chris) started wrestling with the gun. I started …Read the Rest
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