Who Shot Pace Football Player?

Experts Trying To Figure Out Which Cop Killed Danroy Henry

THORNWOOD, N.Y. (CBS 2 / WCBS 880) — Forensic experts are trying to retrace the path of a fatal bullet.

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They are trying to figure out which of two police officers fired the shot that took the life of a Pace University football player.

Sources tell CBS 2’s Lou Young that Danroy Henry was hit by multiple bullets in the chest and shoulder while driving from a bar brawl in Thornwood a week ago. It remains unclear which of two officers fired the fatal shot.

“There were two from different angles, two sets of bullets. We don’t know since we don’t have the autopsy what caused the damage, but its clear there were shots fired by both,” Henry family attorney Michael Sussman said.

Young reports bullets struck the windshield at two very different angles, one possibly from the Pleasantville Police officer on the hood firing down, but also from a less pronounced angle consistent with a Mount Pleasant officer who was standing some distance in front of the car.

There is also a bullet hole in the driver’s side door, suggesting the Mount Pleasant officer continued to fire as the car passed.

Mount Pleasant Police Chief Louis Alagno confirmed Monday night he has no idea which officer fired the fatal shot. Even if it was the member of his own force he said his department can handle it.

Alagno told Young by phone, “It certainly is an awkward situation but as I’ve said from the beginning we will do a full, fair and impartial investigation.”

The attorney for the dead student’s parents formally asked for a federal takeover of the probe Monday. He said the leak of preliminary autopsy results on Friday indicating a high blood-alcohol level shows that something is wrong.

“You don’t have a leak of sensitive information on Friday of the news cycle unless it’s either intended to prejudice an investigation in advance, which would be cause enough, or indicative of a certain inadvertence or incompetence,” Sussman said.

Police insist any formal conclusions are still weeks away.

The nearby Pace campus, meanwhile, remains in mourning, with students wearing armbands with the fallen football player’s number on it. The school cancelled its football game this past weekend.

Henry will be memorialized at a public tribute near his parents’ home in Massachusetts on Friday. Many of his fellow Pace students are expected to attend.

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  1. Justice says:

    How do you know they were lying if you were not there. Your comment only adds to the ignorance that surround this case that need to be investigated by an outside group like the federal goby

  2. Bill says:

    Nick: you watch too much TV or your a cop , yes the title should read that but not the last parf running over a cop , he jumped on the hood of that car trying to be macho why don’t they want to release the video of the shooting and I feel they (the cops) arethying to cover p a BAD situation Cops are NOT above th law these are two bad ones

  3. JasonS says:

    ‘“You don’t have a leak of sensitive information on Friday of the news cycle unless it’s either intended to prejudice an investigation in advance, which would be cause enough, or indicative of a certain inadvertence or incompetence,” Sussman said.’

    How about this – they leaked the information in order to set the record straight because a lot of typical ghettoid rabble rousers were whipping up anger by saying the cops executed him for no reason. Revealing that he was drunk at least gives us a motive for him bolting when the cop tapped on his window. The theory that he floored his car to avoid getting a DWI is now the most likely theory out there.

  4. yshaggy says:

    If the officers had not shot we would be watching their services
    on the news….

    1. sk says:

      I agree. The cops are always wrong unless they get shot and killed.

  5. Anthony says:

    Where you there know-it-all Nick?

    1. Nick says:

      Nope. But lots of witnesses were. Lying Tony.

  6. Nick says:

    Headline should read:

    Who Shot The Perp Who Tried To Run Over Cop?

    1. Justice says:

      Coward

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