The article looks at Ricky Anderson, the police man at the center of the killing of the unarmed man in Ohio.
Who is Donovan Lewis?
He is a black man who was shot in Ohio.
He was shot while he was sleeping, after the police called on his name for about 8 minutes. He was said to be 20 years.
He is said to have died on Tuesday, the day he was shot. It is said that the police opened his door and the police dog barked. The police officer shot Donovan Lewis in the abdomen.
The Blackman: Donovan Lewis had a vaping device in his hand, but no weapon was found in his apartment.
Donovan Lewis was under arrest for charges of domestic violence, assault and the improper handling of a firearm.
The police had secured an arrest warrant and that was why they had come to his apartment.
Who is Ricky Anderson? The policeman who shot Donovan Lewis in Ohio.
Officer Ricky Anderson who is 30 years is a veteran with the Columbus Division of Police.
Anderson was assigned to the K9 Unit.
Ricky Anderson is said to have pushed open Donovan Lewis’s bedroom door. As he did, the police dog barked before the officer fired.
It was a single shot, that went into Lewis’ abdomen, Police Chief Elaine Bryant told reporters.
With the Ohio Bureau of Investigation saying they will investigate Lewis’s killing.
This is what Ricky Anderson lawyer, Mark Collins had to say. He said the said probe must include “the totality of the circumstances”.
He added: “we are expressly forbidden from using 20/20 hindsight, because unlike all of us, officers are not afforded the luxury of armchair reflection when they are faced with rapidly evolving, volatile encounters in dangerous situations.”