TROY, N.Y. — Police in an upstate New York city say they found no civilian firearm at the scene where a parolee was shot and wounded by an officer after being pulled over.
Troy Police Department officials announced Thursday that they’ve yet to find any weapon that could be connected to 22-year-old Dahmeek McDonald.
According to police, he was wanted on a parole violation when officers stopped his vehicle on Aug. 15. Officials say during the ensuing confrontation with four officers McDonald was shot twice.
He was hospitalized and is recovering in the Rensselaer (rehn-suh-LEER’) County Jail.
Police officials also announced that they’ve asked the FBI to assist with the ongoing investigation into the shooting.
The officer who shot McDonald and the other three involved have been placed on administrative leave.