THE tearful mom of an autistic 13-year-old boy who cops shot several times while he was “having an episode” said she “thought she was dead.”
Linden Cameron suffered injuries to his shoulder, both ankles, his intestines, and bladder following the incident, his mom, Golda Barton, told KUTV.
She told the outlet that she had called 911 to request a crisis intervention team as her son was having an episode caused by “bad separation anxiety” as his mother returned to work.
“I said, ‘He’s unarmed, he doesn’t have anything, he just gets mad and he starts yelling and screaming’,” she said.
“He’s a kid, he’s trying to get attention, he doesn’t know how to regulate.”
Barton added that the cops are “supposed to come out and be able to de-escalate a situation using the most minimal force possible.”
However, she claims that when the cops…
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