Private autopsy report to be released on man who was shot, killed in Galleria mall shooting
From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — Attorney Ben Crump scheduled a news conference Monday morning, Dec. 3, in Birmingham, announcing the upcoming release of a private autopsy report on Emantic “EJ” Fitgerald Bradford, Jr., a man shot and killed by a police officer responding to gunfire at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover on Thursday, Nov. 22.
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Two others were wounded by gunfire during the incident, which occurred Thanksgiving night.
According to AL.com, Crump said that the family hired a pathologist who would determine how many times Bradford was shot and if his injuries were sustained in the front or the back.