On Tuesday, the grand jury returned an eight-count indictment for the 2016 murder of Jamarion Robinson, where he was shot dead by police officers.
Eric Heinz, assistant chief inspector of the U.S. Marshall’s Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force, and Christopher Hutchins, a Clayton County police officer, were charged with criminal murder. The 11Alive report said officers were charged with “assault, first-degree theft, perjury and breach of oath.”
In 2016, officers reportedly tried to enter his girlfriend’s apartment on two separate occasions at the request of Guinness and Atlanta police. “Law enforcement believed Robinson was responsible for pointing a gun at Atlanta officers and fleeing,” CBS News reported.
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, authorities allege that Robinson shot them and they fired back. “Robinson fired a shot at the officers, who responded with guns.”
His mother, Monteria Robinson, once called police in hopes of getting her son’s mental health help to avoid arrest. At the time, Zamarian was recently diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. There are also allegations that the police knew about his diagnosis.
According to the medical examiner, the former Clark Atlanta University football player was shot 59 times and fired 76 shots, 11 Alive reports.
“They’ve taken my son’s life, so they have to feel like it’s taken away from their family,” Monteria said. “All the hard work and effort I put in, I finally got the resolution I wanted. Now, it’s gone to the next level. “
A His family hired a private detective. Detectives “found evidence of direct shots on the ground where his body fell.”
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