Skip to comments.Oakland officer's video after girl's death shown as evidence
Posted on 01/07/2014 6:13:47 PM PST by artichokegrower
The mother of an 8-year-old Oakland girl shot dead at a friend's sleepover sobbed in a courtroom Tuesday as a prosecutor introduced a remarkable piece of evidence - footage from a chest camera worn by one of the first police officers to arrive at the crime scene.
Chiquita Carradine had been out of town on July 17, when a gunman opened fire through the front door of the Dimond neighborhood apartment, killing her daughter, Alaysha Carradine, and injuring her playmate and two others.
The mother had been warned about the power of the video, but as a preliminary hearing began for two suspects in the case, she wasn't prepared. There were cries for help by the wounded children in the home, and Officer Jason Mitchell could be heard bellowing "Get out of my way!" as he rushed victims to an ambulance.
Another officer warned Mitchell not to move Alaysha, who was "soaked in blood," Mitchell testified at the hearing. The officer is heard on the video telling his partner, "I don't care."
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OMG - I can’t even imagine...
not that much gentrification going on in that part of Oakland .
The rival was Antiown York, 25, the father of Alaysha's playmate, according to Berkeley police. On Tuesday, they announced York's arrest in connection with the Berkeley killing.
Don't let your babies go over to a murderer's house to play. So very very sad.