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San Antonio Ex-Cop Arrested and Charged for Shooting Unarmed Teen in McDonald’s Parking Lot

HeadlineOct 12, 2022

In Texas, the police officer who shot 17-year-old Erik Cantu as he was eating in a McDonald’s parking lot last week has turned himself in to face aggravated assault charges. James Brennand opened fire on the teen moments after opening the driver-side door, even though Cantu posed no risk and was unarmed. Cantu remains hospitalized in critical condition. Brennand’s arrest comes just days after he was fired from the San Antonio Police Department over the shooting.

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