From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The results of an independent autopsy performed on Emantic E.J. Bradford Jr. were revealed on Monday. Attorney Ben Crump said a private autopsy showed Bradford had been shot three times from behind.
According to the report, one bullet entered the back of Bradford’s head behind the ear and exited above his eye. A second shot entered the back of his neck and lodged in the front of his throat. Another shot entered Bradford’s rear hip and lodged in his stomach.
Crump said the police officer who fired the shots should be treated like anyone else who shoots someone three times from behind and kills them.
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Crump, who is representing the Bradford family, announced at a news conference in Birmingham that the nature of the wounds, received from the back, indicate that Bradford was running away from the gunshots.
Bradford died at the Riverchase Galleria on Thanksgiving night. Bradford was buried in Birmingham on Saturday.