WBAL. Authorities said the officers stopped Rochester due to a warrant against him connected to an alleged arm carjacking.The station reports that in a police body-camera video, the police are seen leaving their cars and walking toward Rochester’s car.
One officer went in front of the car. They said that Rochester drove forward at the officer and that’s when they fired shots.“Where are you hit at?” one officer said in the video, reports ABC News.
The officer repeats the question as the other officers try to find the wound.Rochester has trouble responding to the officer.“Are you OK?” another officer asks.“No,” Rochester seems to say.His family disputes the claims made by the officers.
They said they haven’t heard anything about the investigation since February. Rochester’s aunt, Markia Jackson, told the outlet that she saw the video and her nephew didn’t try to drive toward the officer.“He was not trying to hit anyone.