The death of Casey Goodson, who was shot dead by a deputy sheriff in Ohio on the verge of his grandmother’s homicide, was revealed in a report released Wednesday.
Goodson, a 23-year-old black man, died of “multiple gunshot wounds to the tribe,” according to a preliminary autopsy on Franklin County’s coroner’s office.
The final report is expected to be available in three to four months, pending the preparation of medical documents and toxicological reports, the coroner’s office said.
Sean Walton, a family lawyer, told NBC News on Monday that Goodson entered the Columbus home on Aug. 4 when he was killed in front of his grandmother and two young children.
A deputy working with the American Marshals Service’s fugitive task force “testified to a man with a gun” and fired at Goodson “after an oral exchange”. ” statement.
The sheriff said the deputy had obtained a weapon from Goodson, but the young man “was not the one the American Marshals’ task force was looking for.”
Walton’s company said Goodson was licensed to carry concealed weapons “and Ohio does not prohibit the open carrying of firearms.”
Walton said Goodson is returning home from the dental office and has brought three subway sandwiches.
“Nothing justifies and justifies why this happened,” Walton said. – He fell in his own kitchen and died.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Ohio District Department announced it was investigating the shooting in cooperation with the Department of Justice’s civil rights department, the FBI and Columbus police.