A Tennessee Teen Was Killed By Police Inside His School. Here's What We Know. - News Summed Up

A Tennessee Teen Was Killed By Police Inside His School. Here's What We Know.


Google Anthony J. Thompson Jr., 17, was fatally shot by police at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. Police initially said they killed him after he shot an officer, but later retracted the claim. Authorities said that when police arrived at the school and confronted the teen, he refused to come out of a bathroom. Police initially said a confrontation ensued and that Thompson shot a school resource officer, prompting officers to return fire, killing him. This is Anthony Thompson Jr. — a 17yo Black teen killed last week by @Knoxville_PD in his school’s bathroom.


Source: Huffington Post April 19, 2021 20:15 UTC



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