Live Blog: APD press conference on latest police shooting

March 26th, 2014 at 4:37 pm by under Latest Posts, Live Events

The Albuquerque Police Department’s press conference on the fatal police shooting that took place Tuesday night. Live StreamingĀ»

KRQE News 13 reportersĀ  @AlexG_Reporter and @TinaJensenKRQE are live with updates. (Most recent tweets will appear first.)

  • Video showing Redwine shooting itself not released. Lapel video released only showed another officer’s back.
  • Chief Eden: 4 officers on leave in relation to shooting, although only one actually fired at Redwine.
  • When asked if shooting was justified, Eden says “not going to answer that question.” 4 officers on leave per SOP. #APD
  • Eden asked what he thought of the protest and timing with next OIS: “we had no way to handle the timing of this…” #APD
  • Eden response to protest: “I am grateful we live in a nation where we can exercise free speech”
  • Eden says he hasn’t heard directly from officers. When asked about how many bullets hit suspect: “we have no information from OMI”
  • Eden comments on neighbor video: “we cannot draw any conclusions from the video we’ve seen.” Says standoff was about 40 minutes.
  • Eden asked if there’s vid showing suspect and what he did. Eden says it hasn’t been processed yet.
  • Eden holds pic of firearm recovered at scene. Says he doesn’t know how many shots fired from this firearm.
  • Chief showing gun Redwine was holding.
  • APD identifies man shot and killed as Alfred Redwine. Chief Eden not releasing officer’s name at this time.
  • Video cuts out as soon as shots are fired. It’s unclear who fired the shots. Eden says “at least one officer fired his rifle”
  • Lapel video shows officers repeatedly asking man to put the gun down. Man heard yelling that they took his son.
  • Eden says officers commanded suspect to leave apartment. Video shows officers aiming guns and repeatedly yelling “put the gun down Alfred”
  • Chief Eden: Officers were unable to contact man inside via phone, used PA to demand he leave his home.
  • #APD blurred the faces of the adults and muted when they asked for names and birthdates. Woman is telling officers about man with gun.
  • On lapel cam video, witnesses tell officers man is inside a home. They say two girls were confronted by man who pulled a gun on them.
  • #APD‘s Eden says 2 adults met officers at scene and told them they were threatened by suspect. (Playing video now.)
  • APD releasing 9-1-1 call from overnight incident. Caller complaining of man pointing gun at her.
  • #APD Chief Eden says officers were dispatched because of 911 calls a suspect pointed a gun at two kids
  • APD presser on overnight officer-involved shooting underway.
  • #APD seems to be cueing up video from last night
  • Mayor not expected to be in attendance for #APD press conference.
  • @TinaJensenKRQE: Waiting for APD press conference to start.

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