Attorney: Cop Kills Teen Who Answered Door While Holding Nintendo Controller


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Officer says she thought Wii controller was a firearm

Source: Kit Daniels

A 17-year-old was killed by police knocking on his door after he opened it while holding a Nintendo controller, according to the attorney of the late teen’s family.

Two types of Nintendo Wii controllers, neither of which resemble a firearm. Credit: Evan-Amos via Wiki

Two types of Nintendo Wii controllers, neither of which resemble a firearm. Credit: Evan-Amos via Wiki

Christopher Roupe died inside his home in Euharlee, Ga. Friday night after being shot by an officer who was attempting to serve a probation violation warrant for his father.

The police officer told the Georgia Bureau of Investigation that Roupe pointed a gun at her when he opened the door, but the family’s attorney, Cole Law, recently told WSBTV that the teenager was actually holding a Nintendo Wii controller.

“The eyewitnesses on the scene clearly state that he had a Wii controller in his hand,” he said. “He heard a knock at the door…

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