Updated 56 minutes ago ·
Published on 3 May 2022 8:00AM ·
A PHILADELPHIA police officer has been charged with murder for shooting a 12-year-old boy in the back after chasing the child who had just opened fire on his unmarked vehicle, the city’s district attorney said yesterday.
Officer Edsaul Mendoza, 26, who was fired from the police force in April, was arrested on Sunday and taken into custody for the death of Thomas Siderio in early March in a neighbourhood of the historic northeastern city, located between Washington and New York.
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