Grand jury to weigh Md. handcuffed shooting case

A District Heights police officer shot a handcuffed man in the back as he fled from the officer's custody


By Andrea Noble
The Washington Times

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Prince George's County Police Department's inspector general said it's likely the case of a District Heights police officer who shot a handcuffed man in the back as he fled from the officer's custody will go before a grand jury.

District Heights police Sgt. Johnnie Riley on Thursday shot Kalvin Kyle to prevent the man's escape from custody, according to District Heights police. Mr. Kyle, 26, had just been arrested in the theft of a motorcycle and was hospitalized in critical condition.

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