Jonesboro Arkansas Black Shot in Head While Handcuffed

Jonesboro Arkansas African American Shot in Head While Handcuffed

August 3, 2012

Handcuffed Man Shot in Back of Police Car
Wayne Carter

Teresa Carter just doesn’t understand what happened to her son Chavis in the back of a police car. Officers picked him up, said he had drugs on him, and missed a court date on more drugs charges.

“As protocol he was handcuffed behind his back and double locked, and searched”, said Sergeant Lyle Waterworth, Jonesboro Police.

Somehow minutes later police say they heard a thumping noised, turned around and found Chavis dead, shot in the head, in the back of the squad car.

Jonesboro, AR

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