The BB gun-wielding teenager who police shot and wounded in Brooklyn Thursday proclaimed in a Fb stay video about two hours earlier: “we about to do crimes.”
Naeem Graham, 19, of East Flatbush went stay on Fb underneath the username “Nah G’zz” at about eight p.m. for almost seven minutes sporting a black du-rag and a purple sweatshirt through which he spoke to the digital camera, utilizing profanities and dropping the N-phrase.
“Yo, is as we speak Thursday? I assumed at the moment was Friday…I’m smacked bro. I want to start out going to high school extra,” Graham says earlier than getting into a retailer.
He ends the video saying: “I really like ya’ll n—–s on reside, however we about to do crimes. I received to rise up out of right here. Bye bye.”
Graham was chased down close by his residence by patrol officers who have been responding to a 911 name reporting a person in a pink sweatshirt with a weapon inside Zaid Deli at on Church Avenue at about 10:06 p.m., police stated.
Officers pursued Graham north on East thirty fourth Road, ordering him to drop weapon and when he refused an officer opened hearth, hanging him as soon as within the leg, authorities stated.
A wounded Graham stored operating, leaving a path of blood behind him earlier than officers caught him inside 189 E. thirty fourth St. and recovered the BB gun.
Surveillance footage exhibits Graham limping and fleeing into the constructing as an officer with a gun drawn runs behind him.
“He ran via the constructing to attempt to recover from the fence,” stated the tremendous of the constructing referring to Graham who lives throughout the road.
“The cops saved his life. He obtained weak and fell down they usually picked him up and put him within the ambulance,” the tremendous stated.
The person, who didn’t need to give his identify, referred to as Graham “not a superb man” with “actually nasty conduct.”
“He’s out each single night time being loud,” the person stated, including that when he noticed Graham’s mom on Friday morning she was “hysterical.”
Graham was rushed to Kings County Hospital in crucial situation.
Relations blasted the cops for a way the state of affairs performed out.
“The police ought to have dealt with it in another way…They didn’t have to try this. It was a BB gun,” one relative stated. “You shouldn’t need to shoot a younger man.”
The relative added: “He’s probably the most caring, sort, useful, loving individual. He has an excellent coronary heart, a loving coronary heart. He don’t deserve it.”
Graham’s grandmother chimed in saying, “I don’t assume they dealt with it nicely. When he run they might have carried out different issues then shoot.”
Police say Graham has…