Did Mississippi Police Pull A Gun On A 6-Year-Old With Special Needs? (DETAILS)

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A Jackson, Miss. couple is outraged after they say police pointed a gun at their 6-year-old autistic son while serving a warrant at a family member’s home.

The parents, Paul and Angela Thompson Roby, said they were visiting Angela’s mother when police arrived in an unmarked car looking for her brother, Carneigio Gray. According to The Clarion-Ledger, the 23-year-old was being served for failure to appear in court on a 2012 paraphernalia charge.

When officers entered the home, Ridgeland spokesman Lt. John Neal said, Gray resisted arrest. The Robys’ 6-year-old son asked the officers not to hurt his uncle. That’s when officers drew the weapon on the child, the Robys said.

“My mother was telling them, ‘Hey please don’t point your gun at my grandbaby. Please don’t do that,'” Angela Roby told reporters.

Neal said when Gray resisted, officers did put out a call for backup.

“Officers called for additional units…

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