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.

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