New details released in shooting of mentally ill man by Raleigh police officer
RALEIGH, N.C. — Police have just released their five day report shedding new light on what went on inside a Raleigh office building before a police officer shot a mentally ill patient in the chest.
The one-and-a-half page report revealed the victim threatened an employee at the Family Preservation Services office after being questioned about his behavior. Marcel Jordan reportedly became upset and screamed telling the workers not to mess with him then said he was going to kill a police officer and did not care if he died.
When officers arrived they saw scissors in Jordan’s hand as he began approaching them.
Officers tried to get Jordan to drop the scissors. When he refused, they fired a Taser and when that failed Officer S.C. Nziuki fired her weapon. Jordan remains in the hospital.