Columbus Police have arrested a suspect in the robbery that led to the police shooting of 13-year-old Tyre King.
Nineteen-year-old Demetrius Braxton was arrested and charged with one count of robbery Saturday afternoon.
According to Franklin County Municipal court records, on Sept. 14 Braxton pulled out a gun during a robbery along South 18th Street, just south of East Broad Street.
Braxton also allegedly threatened the victim and demanded the victim to empty his pockets. The victim dropped $10 on the ground.
According to Columbus Police, officers noticed three males matching the description of the suspects on Hoffman Street. When approached by the officers, two suspects ran.
While trying to take them into custody, Tyre King pulled what officers believed to be a gun from his waistband and was shot by Columbus Police officer Bryan Mason.
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