A Connecticut man who was the target of police gunfire that wounded his girlfriend has told authorities he was opening his car door to show his hands when the bullets began flying.
Police said Hamden officer Devin Eaton and Yale University officer Terrance Pollack opened fire when Witherspoon got out of his car abruptly during a traffic stop related to a reported attempted armed robbery in Hamden.
Witherspoon said he wasn’t armed and he opened his car door because the window didn’t work.
Another protest of the shooting took place in New Haven.
They gathered downtown on College Street marched to the home of Yale University’s president, where they placed signs on the President’s front yard.
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