Guilty Former Philadelphia Police Officer Admits to 3rd-Degree Murder of Unarmed 12-Year-Old

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – A former Philadelphia police officer pleaded guilty to 3rd-degree murder for fatally shooting an unarmed 12-year-old boy during a botched foot pursuit in 2022. The officer, Edsaul Mendoza, was initially charged with first-degree murder, third-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, and possession of an instrument of crime. The incident occurred when Mendoza pursued the … Read more