The 17-year-old shot a number of instances by a cop whereas consuming exterior a McDonald’s is on life help after a number of of his organs had been punctured … TMZ has discovered.
Erik Cantu‘s household, by way of his legal professional Brian Powers, tells TMZ the teenager has undergone a number of surgical procedures to restore main organs that had been broken — a results of the gunfire.
Erik’s being intently monitored because the system retains his lungs working. He nonetheless stays sedated to hopefully ease the ache and discomfort he’d face if acutely aware.
Erik is struggling, and the restoration will not be simple for him, however his household thanks everybody for sending prayers … asking for extra of that love throughout this time of uncertainty.
As we reported, bodycam footage — launched by police final week — confirmed San Antonio PD Officer James Brennand shoot a number of instances on the unarmed child. Brennand was on the location for an unrelated name … however Cantu had apparently evaded Brennand on one other name the day earlier than.
Brennand was fired for violating the division’s techniques, coaching and procedures.