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Video: Teen Escapes Station During Booking

March 20, 2012  | 

VIDEO: Teen Escapes Station During Booking

The fatal shooting of a Garfield, N.J., teenager in December began when the teen ran from the station while officers processed him for booking.

Garfield officers caught up with Malik Williams, 19, in the garage of a home at 22 Dahnarts Park Lane on Dec. 10. Williams was fatally shot as many as five times, after allegedly threatening the officers with multiple objects.

Sgt. Jose A. Brito, a 12-year veteran of the force, fired three shots at Williams. Brito and another officer from the Bergen County Police Department, Kenneth J. Keenan, both fired on Williams, reports

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Bw @ 3/20/2012 6:12 PM

Great job, guys. Hopefully this makes the department implement new training procedures and an electronic lock system in the booking room. This was careless.

McQuade @ 3/21/2012 7:04 AM

See where his "I can do what I want attitude got him." Good job guys;)

RM @ 7/4/2012 10:26 AM

@Bw there's an electronic lock there now alright...

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