Christopher Roupe

A Georgia teenager is dead at the hands of a female cop with an itchy trigger finger.

An attorney representing the family of Christopher Roupe, 17, said the boy was shot dead by one of two Euharlee police officers who arrived at his home to serve an arrest warrant on his father on the night of Feb. 14.

Attorney Cole Law said Roupe was in his bedroom preparing to watch a movie when there came a knock on his bedroom door.

The female cop told investigators that the teen answered the door with what appeared to be a gun in his hand, Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Sherry Lang told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

“The officer fired one shot, striking Roupe,” Lang told the AJC. “The officer immediately called for medical assistance. Roupe was transported to the hospital in Cartersville where he was pronounced dead.”

Lang did not indicate if the officer's weapon was already drawn when she knocked on Roupe's door.

Attorney Law told WSB Channel 2 Action News the officer's story "just doesn't add up.”

"As the eyewitnesses on the scene clearly state, he had a Wii controller in his hand," said Law. "He heard a knock at the door. He asked who it was. There was no response, so he opened the door, and immediately upon opening the door, he was shot in the chest," Law told WSB.

Neighbors told WSB they ran to the home after hearing the gunshot.

“When we got up there, they said there was a Wii remote in his hand and she shot him,” said Tia Howard.

Neighbors said the officer appeared to be distraught.

“This is tragic. She came out of this house. She put her head in her hands and she was sobbing,” said neighbor Ken Yates.

“He was a good kid. He always hung out with me and he took up for me,” said Roupe's friend William Corson. Roupe was a member of the ROTC at Woodland High School and had plans to join the marines after graduation.

The female cop is on paid administrative leave, which is standard police procedure after an officer-involved shooting, according to WSB.

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    • WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink:

      Good morning Y'all!
      This is traggggic! :no: wtf is this world smoking? Some of that Martin Lawerence OOOWEEE?

    • http://santanasantana.wix.com/artist San ah make ya dance

      This is str8 fcuked up. Something has got to give with these police officers :no: Nobody safe no more. Not even in your own home

    • WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink:

      Morning Sans!
      You're right! If citizens are poppin hot ones in innocent people and cops are too... nobody safe!

    • WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink:

      USA IS SO FUKING :shotsfired: HAPPY! It makes me siiick! Why has life become so value-less?

    • http://twitter.com/SayItaIntSoJoe8 Atypical

      Smdh. Cops with their shoot first ask questions later bull$hit. 17 years old just trying to watch a movie. I hope his family sues the hell out of the pd...

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Hey Wut Wut :yahoo: San :happy: This is just awful :no:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      What made her pull a gun out :facepalm: damn ...... this is so sad :sad:

    • WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink:

      JEEEEEENAYYYYY! :woohoo: heyyynaaaah

    • http://santanasantana.wix.com/artist San ah make ya dance

      :waves: Wut!

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Atypcal :waves:

    • http://santanasantana.wix.com/artist San ah make ya dance

      :hug: Jenie

    • http://santanasantana.wix.com/artist San ah make ya dance

      For a warrant. WTF the daddy do? She was ready for what?? They don't remember what happen to that lil girl in MI that was killed because of some police coming on a warrant :no:

    • DoNotDeleteMe

      What is that saying: BLACK AMERICA FORESHADOWS WHITE AMERICA'S FUTURE!

      The upside to this tragedy is WHITE AMERICA HAS TO ACT TO GET THESE WHITE TRIGGER-HAPPY MOFOS UNDER CONTROL. I always wondered why you never hear about Black police officers shooting people and isht? So it seems to me that if you want to keep citizens safe, just hire an all-Black police force. :shrug:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      This is crazy :no: I don't know what to say..... and bet ya they want charge her with murder :thinking: I don't know what to say :shrugs: but this is devastating :sad:

    • WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink:

      My question is why didn't the police properly identify themselves?...

    • http://santanasantana.wix.com/artist San ah make ya dance

      Cant make no sense out of it :no: Oh you crying?? Somebody mama is about to be crying for a long time

    • http://santanasantana.wix.com/artist San ah make ya dance

      My question is why didn’t the police properly identify themselves?…
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      Yep :yes:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink: says:

      My question is why didn’t the police properly identify themselves?…
      ________________

      So many questions, :no: why was a gun out anyways :shrugs: this is all wrong :no: a Wii controller looks like a gun :rolleyes: really ? You were that quick to pull a gun :huh: that fast ..... her gun was already out

    • WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink:

      @jenie
      They probably wont . They will put her on admin leave to " investigate" amd then say it was the dad fault for having a warrant and making the police come out in the first place...smh... :tea:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      The female cop is on paid administrative leave, which is standard police procedure after an officer-involved shooting, according to WSB.
      _________________

      Bytch needs to be fired with no pay..... wtf is that standard procedure to have ya gun drawn :shrugs: when you knock at the door :no:

    • WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink:

      @ jenie
      In cobb they do usually have their gun unholstered when serving a warrant but not cocked and aimed at the door

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink: says:

      @jenie
      They probably wont . They will put her on admin leave to ” investigate” amd then say it was the dad fault for having a warrant and making the police come out in the first place…smh…
      ________________

      Ion know Wut :no: they need to sue that azz ... wrongful death ...... was it that serious to have ya gun drawn and like you said not announce who you are :wtf: chile :tea:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      I couldn't even imagine the pain these parents are going through right now..... because of some unnecessary bullshyt .... My God :no: Lord have mercy ..... I wouldn't know how to react to this ..... just :cry:

    • WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink:

      @jenn

      Oh most def sue! But the county gone to try to minimize the situation to avoid liability..

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      They need to do a more extensive psychological evaluation before giving these people guns and badges. Too many of these cops have emotional and personality problems. :no:

    • WUT IZ REALLY GOING ON? :blink:

      @ sandra
      :yes:

    • http://twitter.com/candyrayne215 spongebobfan

      was cop black?

    • bklyngirl

      Cosign everything Auntie said!

    • anw_rootbeer

      I live in Cartersville and I can tell you 1st hand...young trigger happy cops are running rampid! Shouldn't be so easy to become a cop, but it is!