BOSTON (CBS/AP) — The shooting death of a young man from Easton outside an upstate New York college bar has caught the attention of U.S. Senator Scott Brown.
During an interview on a Boston radio station Wednesday, Senator Brown called for a thorough investigation into the shooting death of Pace University football player Danroy “D.J.” Henry.
“You have a kid who is a star football player from this area…a good kid…no record, nothing…and to end his life under these circumstances, you know I think it’s important to get the facts and get them quickly,” Brown said.
Brown says Henry was a “designated driver” and was at the bar only to pick up friends.
The senator says he is working with Henry’s family to get answers. They’ve already hired a prominent New York civil rights attorney.
Police say Henry hit two officers early Sunday with his car after an officer knocked on his window. But a passenger’s father denies an officer was hit and said Henry thought he was obeying police.
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