New Orleans police shot man 9 times in the back
“The man who was shot to death by police on New Year’s Day suffered 10 gunshot wounds, nine of them in his back, according to a coroner’s report obtained by WDSU.”
“Adolph Grimes, 22, was killed in the early-morning hours of Jan. 1 on Claiborne Avenue in Treme. New Orleans police have said Grimes fired first, and several officers returned fire.”
“The autopsy, which is public record, shows nine entry wounds in Grimes’ back, including one in the back of his head. It also shows an entry wound in the front on his chest.”
“Grimes’ family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the New Orleans Police Department on Tuesday. Police Superintendent Warren Riley told WDSU he will not comment on the case.”
An autopsy report, a copy of the lawsuit and more details are available from WDSU.
This video is from WDSU, broadcast Feb. 4, 2009.