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Danroy Henry Shooting Death: Pace Univ. Student Lay Bleeding Up to 15 Minutes Before Getting Medical Help

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Danroy Henry Shooting Death: Pace University Football Player Lay Handcuffed and Bleeding Before Receiving Medical Attention
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NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Witnesses to the shooting that took the life of Pace University football player Danroy Henry claim the college junior who was shot by cops lay dying and handcuffed for up to 15 minutes without medical attention.

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Michael Sussman, an attorney hired by the victim's family, told The New York Post that witnesses came to him after the tragic incident saying Henry "was literally dragged out, handcuffed, and was laying in the middle of the street for 10 to 15 minutes" while medics treated a less seriously injured officer.

Sussman told The Associated Press Tuesday that "every account we have gotten is contrary to what police have told the press, so yes, there is skepticism."

Henry, 20, was shot to death by officers who responded to a large brawl outside Finnegan's Grill in Thornwood, N.Y. early Sunday morning. Mount Pleasant Police Chief Louis Alagno has said at least 4 officers were directly involved in the incident with Henry.

According to WCBS, A Mount Pleasant police officer, identified Monday as Ronald Gagnon, approached Henry's Nissan Altima which was parked in a fire lane. For reasons unknown, Henry junior drove away into the path of a second officer, Aaron Hess, who ended up on the hood of the vehicle as it accelerated

Alagno told the station that at some point Officer Hess drew his weapon and fired into the vehicle.

The chief said in addition to another officer who was struck by Henry's side view mirror, the fourth and last officer involved in the incident drew his weapon as Henry's vehicle came in his direction, and also fired.

Henry was from Easton, Mass.

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