Family seeks answers in fatal shooting of mentally ill teen by North Carolina officer

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My Comment:  Something has changed with our law enforcement.  This is happening way too often. The article goes on to say that the screwdriver was small and not large.  Why would men supposedly trained in how to disarm, shoot their weapon after they used a stun gun?  Why does this keep happening? My heart and prayers are with the family.


The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into the shooting of a mentally ill teenager by a police officer in Boiling Springs Lakes over the weekend.

Brunswick County District Attorney Jon David asked for the investigation after the shooting Sunday afternoon. One of three officers involved in the shooting was placed on administrative leave on Sunday, reported.

Family members said they called police after 18-year-old Keith Vidal picked up a screwdriver and threatened his mother. The boy\’s father, Mark Wilsey Sr., said that initially officers…

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