TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — An independent autopsy says a Black man who was fatally shot by a Texas police officer last week died from a single gunshot wound to the back.
The autopsy results were released Wednesday night by civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who represents the family of Joshua Feast.
The 22-year-old man died Dec. 9 after he was shot by La Marque police Officer Jose Santos. The Galveston County sheriff’s office and district attorney’s office are investigating Feast’s death, and Santos is on paid leave.
A La Marque spokesperson told the Houston Chronicle that officials had no comment other than those previously issued.
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