As criticism of the fatal shooting of Ruben Galindo continued to mount, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney again defended his officers Tuesday, saying the refusal to put down a gun justified police use of deadly force.
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Protesters came to Monday's Charlotte City Council meeting to express concerns about the shooting death of Ruben Galindo by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers in September. David T. Foster III - firstname.lastname@example.org
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Body cam footage obtained by the Charlotte Observer through a court order reveals that CMPD shot and killed Rueben Galindo, 29, who had called 911 and said he had a gun but no bullets. A dispatcher told officers that a Spanish-speaking man had called and wanted officers to help him. This officers who fired were Courtney Suggs and David Guerra. The 911 audio call between Galindo and the dispatcher in real time reveal the final moments of his life.