New Update: Chavis Carter kills self in back of police car
Daily News has learned quite a bit of new information in the shooting-death of 21-year-old Chavis Carter, a young man who was arrested in Jonesboro and later found dead in the back of a police cruiser.
We’ve told that Carter used a .380 caliber cobra semi-automatic firearm to take his own life in the back of a police cruiser after being arrested and handcuffed by authorities.
According to police, the firearm in question had previously been reported stolen by a Jonesboro police officer.
- Chavis Carter: Dead From Gunshot To Head While Hands Are Cuffed Behind His Back In Rear Of Police Cruiser (theobamacrat.com)
- How Did 21-Year-Old Chavis Carter Get Shot In The Head While Handcuffed In A Police Car? (thinkprogress.org)
- Chavis Carter case: Mother disputes police story of squad car suicide (thegrio.com)
- Jesus Take The Wheel: Arkansas Police Claim Handcuffed Black Youth Shot Himself In The Head In Back Of Squad Car, His Mother Says “I Think They Killed Him” (bossip.com)
- Chavis Carter Shot Himself While Handcuffed In Police Car, Cops Claim, But His Mother Says Police Killed Him (ibtimes.com)
- Chavis Carter handcuffed-shooting case now under supervision of FBI (guardian.co.uk)