Teen shot by police will not be tried as adult

Teen shot by police will not be tried

Teen shot by police will not be tried as adult

TRENTON - A 14-year-old who was shot by police after they said he pointed a gun at them during a foot chase in Trenton will not be tried as an adult.

A spokesman told the Times of Trenton the attorney general's office would not to seek to waive the case out of juvenile court.

The boy is charged with aggravated assault and gun crimes.

Police and witnesses said the boy pointed a .22-caliber handgun at two state troopers and a Mercer County sheriff's officer who began to chase him on Aug. 7.

Investigators said the gun was found the following morning under the tire of an emergency response vehicle near where the teen was running.

The teen was released from a hospital and his lawyer said he expected him to be exonerated.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The Majestic Lanes bowling alley was damaged when 1 Driver crashes into Woodbridge bowling alley
Mikayla Raji, 8, paid for a Jamesburg police 2 Girl whose father was killed in line of duty buys officer dinner
Preston Taylor admits his involvement in the disappearance 3 Childhood friend admits helping to dispose of missing woman’s body
Computer issues have prevented some Newark city employees 4 Computer issues prevent Newark city employees from being paid
Students, parents and faculty at a Bayonne high 5 Bayonne's Marist High School faces fundraising deadline to stay open

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Slimes Jackson, gathers with a group of protesters, Family seeks answers in police shooting of teen

A community is looking for answers regarding the shooting of a 14-year-old boy by law

Officials have released details on police shooting involving Details released in police shooting that wounded teen

Authorities say witnesses told police that a teenage boy who was shot and wounded while

Three separate shootings that took place overnight in 3 separate shootings reported in Trenton

Detectives are investigating three separate shootings that took place in Trenton over the weekend.

Authorities have announced charges against 14-year-old Radazz Hearns, Charges announced for teen shot by police

Authorities have announced charges against a teen who was shot and injured by police in

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.