Officer Opens Fire on Moving Car - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Officer Opens Fire on Moving Car



    Officer Opens Fire on Moving Car
    NBC Philadelphia

    Acting Pittsburgh police Chief Regina McDonald says an officer likely violated policy by shooting at a moving vehicle whose driver didn't fire at police — but says the shooting may still have been justified.

    The shooting stemmed from the arrest of 26-year-old D.L. Timothy Fullum about 2:15 a.m. Sunday.

    That's when police say Fullum hit a pedestrian with his car, then two other people in a valet parking area.

    Police initially reported that Fullum fired a gun as he drove away, but now believe witnesses heard Officer Brendan Nee shooting at the vehicle.

    Police say a gun found in Fullum's car may have been brandished but not fired.

    Online court records don't list an attorney for Fullum, who remained jailed Tuesday.

    A wounded passenger remained in critical condition.

    Nee is on leave during the internal investigation.

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