Shocking moment, a cop accidentally pulls on an unruly suspect instead of using a TASER because it is revealed that he will not be subject to criminal charges.
- An unnamed officer shot Brian Riling on March 3 in Pennsylvania
- Bucks County Attorney, Matthew Weintraub, said Friday that he would not file a complaint
- A policeman said he had taken out his gun by mistake while he was fighting with Riling in detention
- He intended to calm the suspect who was trying to hide a drug bag
A police officer who injured a suspect inside a police station after stating that he wanted to use his stun gun would not be subject to charges.
Bucks District Attorney, Matthew Weintraub, said on Friday that the unidentified agent would not be charged with any charges during Brian Riling's shooting in New Hope, Pennsylvania on 3 March.
Weintraub wrote in a letter to New Hope Police Chief Michael Cummings that he had determined that the shooting "was neither justified nor criminal, but excused".
The officer said that he thought he was using his Taser when he shot Riling in a holding cell while the arrested person was struggling with several agents.
Bucks County Attorney, Matthew Weintraub (above) said Friday that the unidentified officer will not be charged in the murder of Brian Riling on March 3
Riling was removing his belt in a detention cell when a small white bag fell from his belt to the ground.
Riling, 38, had been arrested earlier in the day and charged with intimidation and retaliation against a victim, common assault and related offenses.
He was also charged with burglarizing the same victim's home in mid-February.
The six-foot-four and 240-pound construction worker was removing his belt in a holding cell when a small white bag fell from his belt to the ground, as shown in a surveillance video.
Riling quickly stepped on the bag to hide it, but an officer saw him and grabbed it while he was trying to keep his foot on the object.
A second officer shouted "Taser!" while he drew his weapon and pulled Riling into the abdomen.
Riling then collapsed on the floor groaning as both officers came out of the cell.
Riling tried to keep his foot on the bag and take it as an officer caught him to stop him
A second officer shouted "Taser!" while taking out his gun and shooting at Riling
Riling sank to the ground moaning as both officers pulled out of the cell
& # 39; Oh my God. Please, help yourself. Dude, my children, my children, my daughters. Please, please, my daughters, please, "begs Riling. "Give me my king here. I do not want to die It hurts everywhere, guys.
"Dude, I do not want to die," Riling said.
Riling became agitated when an officer told him to relax and that he was not going to die.
& # 39; How do you know that? I'm dying now. Why would you want the king to shoot me? Are you kidding me hopefully? & # 39; he says.
Riling was treated in critical condition for his injury, then released without charge, but was prosecuted in two separate criminal cases.
Weintraub wrote in his letter that the officer who shot Riling did not realize that he was using his firearm and that he did not possess the mental state. criminal offense required to commit a crime under the law in force in the state.
The officer who fired shot was withdrawn on April 3.