WATCH: Detroit police chief holds press conference in response to officer involved shooting

Victim identified as 19-year-old Hakim Littleton by family

Detroit Police Chief James Craig held a press conference Friday night in response to an officer involved shooting that has drawn large crowds of protesters.

DETROIT – Detroit Police Chief James Craig held a press conference Friday in response to an officer-involved shooting that drew large crowds of protesters.

The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Hakim Littleton by family.

Video of the shooting shown at the press conference showed Littleton was armed with a 25 caliber blue steel semi automatic pistol. The footage showed him firing at officers. Video footage was taken directly from officer body-worn cameras.

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The full press conference can be seen above.


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