NYPD officer in fatal shooting put on restricted duty

THE BRONX - Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced today that an officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager in The Bronx has been placed on restricted duty.

A day after 18-year-old Ramarely Graham was shot and killed in front of his home during a marijuana arrest, police are still trying to put the pieces together to determine what happened.

Today, Kelly held a press conference on the incident, saying that the officers on the scene thought they saw a gun in Graham's hands. However, no gun was found. The teen's death has sparked outrage in the community, marking the third time in a week that police officers shot and killed a suspect.

This evening, angry community members carried signs, lit candles and chanted near Graham's home to call for justice.

For Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly's press conference on the shooting, go to your digital cable box and select iO Extra on Ch. 612.

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