Behavioral Therapist Shot By Police While trying to Protect Patient Speaks Out

Charles Kinsey has recently been released from the hospital after police shot him in the leg while he was protecting an autistic patient. ABC's Gio Benitez speaks to him about the frightening ordeal.
1:33 | 07/29/16

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It your therapist shot by police while trying to help an autistic patient. Finally got to visit that patient once again Dedham manner unarmed black man at the time who shot Charles concedes now speaking out for the first time after visiting. That young man in the hospital. Here's ABC's GO Benitez. The man shot by police on a Florida street as he tried to help a young men with autism speaking out for the first time since leaving the hospital. Cleveland and a south of the I. Behavioral therapist trolls kinsey seen in this video pleading with police. What. Moments later one officer Jonathan let up shooting kinsey in the leg claiming he was actually aiming for 26 year old learn although Rios thinking he had a gun. Rios sent to the hospital distraught by the holy cat owner. When I heard about another was in the hospital and readings that. As for himself can he says he's healed physically but not mentally reuniting with Rios when he seen me he did so. It came right to me and I do I really want it just a really wanted to crack. And now we've learned the attorney for Rios has called on the Department of Justice to investigate the shooting. G overnight has ABC news New York. And that officer is still on paid administrative leave the police union apparently said that he was actually aiming for the patient and thought that kinsey. Was in danger and apparently they said it was all based on the angle angle that you saw. The kinsey they're they couldn't tell that he actually had his hands up at the time of that is why the officer. Apparently fired.

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