Transcript for Police Shooting Leaves a Man Dead in Palm Beach, Florida
We turn to the shooting mystery at this hour. A young man puming over when his car breaks down. Calling his friend for help. A short time later, he is found shot dead by police. Authorities holding a news conference just a short time ago and Pierre Thomas on what the family is willing to say about this. Reporter: Family and friends of Corey Jones say he was a peaceful man, a church drummer, who ended up shot dead by a policeman after his car broke down early Sunday morning. It's a big blow, a big blow. It hurts man. It hurts so bad. Anything you need, Corey would be right there. If you needed a shirt, he would give you a shirt. He would be cold just to keep you warm. Reporter: The circumstances of Jones's shooting by officer nouman raja on this highway exit ramp in palm beach, Florida, are murky at best. Jones called a friend for help a short time before being shot. Officer raja was not in uniform driving an unmarked police car that night. He says Jones was armed and confronted him when raja approached the disabled vehicle tonight, with concern growing in the minority community that police haven't divulged enough information, authorities held their first press conference. Vrnlg recovered a firearm from the incident. The handgun was found outside the vehicle. Reporter: Tonight, they have no dash cam video to support the officer's account. Now, the mistrust may only grow. Pierre, thank you. Te turn to the hunt under way in St. Louis after several fires had churches there.
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