In a by the family’s attorneys, the results of an independent autopsy of Pellerin’s body show not only was he not tasered, but he was also shot by multiple in what now appears to be a blatant cover-up the family. Haley & Associates arranged for the independent autopsy to be conducted which concluded Pellerin was shot 10 times directly and suffered another two or three more wounds projectile fire.
Curiously absent from the autopsy’s findings were any indication Pellerin was pierced by any taser’s projectiles. Shaped like straightened fish hooks tasers deploy a miniature spear attached to guide wires which carry the incapacitating charge of voltage which renders most suspects incapable of defending themselves. Pellerin had no such marks the .
”The pathologist found absolutely no evidence of Mr. Pellerin’s body that he was ever struck by a Taser,” the reads. Not only were there no taser piercings there was also no indication Pellerin had been fight with officers. “The pathologist likewise observed no defensive markings to suggest there was any scuffle (with officers); instead there was only brush burns present on the knees as a falling to the ground” after being shot.
There were, however, handcuff marks around his wrists indicating he was handcuffed at some point during the fatal contact with police. The independent investigation also concluded of 17 shots were fired at Pellerin. Ten hit him, three more hit him indirectly (ricochet), struck the wall of the station and another hit a glass door which shattered upon impact. The entry wounds of the shots fired were also from “different angles” which indicated there “were multiple shooters”.
This was evident from the video of the shooting but is now further by this report.
“It political and moral failing of our elected officials Lafayette Police that Mr. Pellerin’s family had to incur expenses of an independent autopsy simply answers about why their died,” reads the statement issued to the press by the family’s lawyers.
Lafayette poised next powder keg site for protests against potentially unlawful police actions casts doubts about the transparency of the Lafayette . Adding fuel to the proverbial fire, Black militia groups have converged in Lafayette promising matters into their own hands.
Standing against their promises to retaliate the Bayou Boys militia group rumored to be planning counter-attacks in what could being a civil skirmish involving firearms. Let’s hope that it doesn’t get there topoint.