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Maryland police officer charged with murder in killing of handcuffed man


A local police officer is charged this morning with murder in the shooting death of a handcuffed man in custody and WTOP has learned that prince George's county police corporal Michael and junior has barely been involved with two earlier shootings one of them deadly according to authorities on the night of December seventeenth twenty eleven and saw a man lying on the side of the road not far from Kaplan park been pointed a gun at the officer and fearing for his own life Owen shot thirty five year old Rodney Deron Edwards of land over several times we hear Edwards was taken to a local hospital pronounced dead alone was placed on administrative leave at the time in accordance with the department's policy now more on Monday shooting the WTO he's on when Liz Anderson this hour I am able to come to our community and offer you a reasonable explanation for the events that occurred prince George's county police chief hangs down once he says the shooting death of forty three year old William Howard green of southeast DC was a crime corporal Michael when is charged with second degree murder voluntary and involuntary manslaughter first degree assault and a firearms charge in green staff one has been with the department for ten years he was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon now before the shooting in and another officer went to check out a traffic accident around seven twenty Monday night your Saint Barnabas road and Winston St witnesses told them green hit their car so the offices approached him they took green from his car handcuffed him and then put him in the front of once cruiser they thought he was high on something while waiting for a drug expert to arrive home and sat on the driver's side then a short time later green was shot seven times the officers took green from the car to provide medical aid he was taken to the hospital but died a short

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