Their story keeps changing,<br><br>”St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden initially said the officer who fired on Leachman pulled up in an unmarked squad car wearing plain clothes, but “Would have had on a descriptive vest with ‘Police’ on the back and front.”<br><br>Tuesday, a police spokesman said the officer was not wearing his department-issued vest during the incident. <br><br>The department said the officer identified himself as a police officer when he arrived on scene and ordered Leachman to drop his weapon. <br><br>Leachman allegedly turned toward the officer with a gun in his hand, and that’s when the officer opened fire. <br><br>Leachman’s family has disputed the department’s account of what happened, and no footage of the shooting exists. <br><br>In a release Tuesday, the department said investigators determined the gun Leachman reportedly pointed at the officer was stolen after running the serial number through an ATF database. <br><br>Initially, officers believed the gun was not reported stolen because their database check of the serial number did not return a hit. “

Their story keeps changing,

"St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden initially said the officer who fired on Leachman pulled up in an unmarked squad car wearing plain clothes, but "Would have had on a descriptive vest with 'Police' on the back and front."

Tuesday, a police spokesman said the officer was not wearing his department-issued vest during the incident.

The department said the officer identified himself as a police officer when he arrived on scene and ordered Leachman to drop his weapon.

Leachman allegedly turned toward the officer with a gun in his hand, and that's when the officer opened fire.

Leachman's family has disputed the department's account of what happened, and no footage of the shooting exists.

In a release Tuesday, the department said investigators determined the gun Leachman reportedly pointed at the officer was stolen after running the serial number through an ATF database.

Initially, officers believed the gun was not reported stolen because their database check of the serial number did not return a hit. "

Plainclothes officer who shot armed teen in north St. Louis was not wearing police vest at the time

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Police are continuing to investigate an officer-involved shooting from September 26, in which 15-year-old Branden Leachman was shot four times by an officer from the Gang
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