By Michael Boriero
Joel Desruisseaux, the provincial police officer who shot and killed Riley Fairholm nearly four years ago, testified on Wednesday at a coroner’s inquest, stating that he sensed his colleagues were in danger and there were no signs of de-escalation.
Fairholm, a 17-year-old Lac-Brome resident, had been suffering from a mental health crisis. It was revealed on Monday that he was the one who called 911. The police intervention lasted roughly 60 seconds. Fairholm was holding an air gun when he was shot in the head.
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