How does this even happen??
A 6-year-old boy was killed in Louisiana on Tuesday after police opened fire during a car chase, pursuing a vehicle in which the boy was riding.
According to reports, Jeremy Mardis was in the car with his father Chris Few behind the wheel. Few was allegedly trying to evade city marshals who were trying to serve him with a warrant.
Investigators believe Marksville police pursued the vehicle into a dead end, and Few backed into the police car. That's when the cops opened fire.
The young boy was shot five times in the head and chest, while his father was critically injured.
Avoyelles Parish Coroner Dr. L. J. Mayeux said that the boy was shot "accidentally" by officers, detailing: