First on Fox – A 911 call to police in Akron, Ohio on June 2 asks more questions about the fatal beating of 17-year-old Ethan Liming.
Liming was beaten on his last day as a junior in high school when authorities described it as an altercation between two groups of friends that began when Liming’s friends fired a toy water bead gun at a group of men on the school’s basketball court.
At 10:42 on the night of the battle, a 911 call from a friend of Lime’s, “We’re at I Promise School in Akron, Ohio.” “Our friend just dropped out. We don’t know what to do.”
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The operator asks if there is a quarrel at the caller’s place.
A voice is heard in the background of the call, “Hey, man. Excuse us, man. We didn’t mean that.”
The caller then answers the operator’s question, “Yeah. That’s fine, though. It’s fine now. It’s fine now.”
The operator asks if Liming is breathing, to which the caller replies, “Yes, he’s breathing. He’s breathing.”
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At that moment, the background noise of the call is heard, “I’m not trying to fight, anyway,” before the call suddenly ends, with some other faint noises and noises, leaving the operator hanging.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
Akron authorities arrested three suspects in connection with Limming’s murder on June 11, including 20-year-old Deshon Stafford Jr., 19-year-old Tyler Stafford and 21-year-old Donovan Jones. They are held on 1 million bonds. During Monday’s hearing, everyone pleaded not guilty.
Police said in a June 8 press conference that they received a phone call before 10:50 pm on June 2 about an altercation in the parking lot next to an elementary school basketball court.
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According to Limming’s father, Bill Limming, the court – which is open at all hours of the night – is part of a public elementary school in Akron, supported by the LeBron James Family Foundation. “I Promise School. “
Officers arrived within three minutes of the first 911 call and found Ethan lying on the ground in the parking lot. Authorities tried to save his life but were unable to bring the teenager back to life and he was pronounced dead at the scene, Akron Police Chief Steve Mylet told reporters.
Ethan and three of his friends went to the basketball court parking lot that night to send texts to their friends for the rest of the evening’s plans, Father Lemming had previously told Fox News Digital.
Two of his friends got out of the vehicle and started shooting a toy “SplatRball” gun, described as a rechargeable, full-automatic and semi-auto water bead gun. Water beads burst when they hit the target. The Toy Gun is listed on Walmart’s website as 68.
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Ethan’s father said his son had hit him before with a toy gun, and the prison bullets sounded like “rubber band snaps.”
Two boys playing with a water bead gun then started firing at a group of four people playing on a basketball court. Eventually, four people on the basketball court and four children in the parking lot, including Ethan, got into an argument.
According to Elder Lemming, three passengers in the vehicle, including Ethan, were attacked.
Police documents Fox News Digital has previously reported that suspects Dawson Stafford and Tyler Stafford “took Liming’s car and drove it to the other end of the lot” when Ethan’s friends tried to take him to the hospital, but one of the men’s lawyers expressed suspicion. The purpose of the pair when moving the vehicle.
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Jonathan Sinn, representing Deshon “Shawn” Stafford, said the suspects removed the water bead gun and the car after the alleged altercation, but did not move the car to prevent Liming from going to the hospital. Instead, they did so to keep Ethan and his friends at the scene until police arrived, Sinn said – although his client and other suspects later fled the scene.
Police arrived at the parking lot near the basketball court that night and found “no one at the scene,” Milet told reporters.
Earlier this week, Sean told the court that Sean Stafford was trying to defend himself after seeing Sean, his brother and his cousin “seeing a car full of teenagers … at the time, which looked like a fully automatic gun,” referring to SplatRBall. Gun
Ethan was an honors student A public school in Akron, Where he earned a 4.03 GPA and played baseball and football, his father told Fox News Digital. He wanted to be a lawyer.
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In a statement issued Tuesday, Bill Limming said his family believes Ethan will receive justice when the facts of the case are presented in court.
“People are going to say what they want to say,” he added.