PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (TCD) — A 33-year-old GameStop worker is accused of fatally taking pictures an unarmed shoplifter this week.
In accordance with a information launch from the Pembroke Pines Police Division, officers responded to a taking pictures at a GameStop retailer at 11069 Pines Blvd on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at roughly 8:16 p.m. The gunshot sufferer, recognized by WFOR-TV as 21-year-old Chadrick Coats, was transported to an area hospital for critical accidents, the place he later died.
After additional investigation, police decided that the sufferer had shoplifted from the shop, and worker Derrick Guerrero confronted him. The sufferer reportedly ran to the door with $500 buying and selling playing cards for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Extremely-Premium Assortment in his possession. Guerrero allegedly pulled a hid firearm from his waistband and fired one shot into the sufferer’s torso. WFOR reviews that Coats dropped the playing cards earlier than he was shot.
Officers famous that “at no time did the sufferer threaten Guerrero or show any weapon.”
WFOR reviews that surveillance footage captured the incident. Guerrero is claimed to have bought the gun months in the past after a theft on the retailer.
Police arrested Guerrero on prices of manslaughter.
In accordance with WFOR, Guerrero, who labored as an assistant supervisor at GameStop, was launched from jail after posting $25,000 bail.
He reportedly turned to reporters and stated, “I am sorry, very sorry for the household.”
The shop was reportedly closed as of Thursday, October 19.
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