Nineteen months ago, DeOnté Rawlings, a teen suspected of stealing a minibike, was killed in an exchange of gunfire. The off-duty D.C. police officers involved were investigated and cleared. But did the reports add up?
The DeOnté Rawlings Shooting
On the evening of Sept. 17, 2007, James Haskel drove his gold Chevrolet Tahoe through the streets of Southeast Washington in search of his stolen minibike. His neighbor, Anthony Clay, went along for the ride. Both off-duty D.C. police officers were armed, but not in uniform, when they confronted a boy riding the bike in an alley not far from Haskel's home. Click the panoramic tabs below to explore the scene of the shooting that unfolded next, or skip to the full timeline.
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