A transcript of radio traffic between Concord officers and headquarters shows how a police pursuit turned deadly.
Chief Merl Hamilton released the document Wednesday.
Hamilton said an internal Concord Police investigation cleared several officers involved in a high speed chase May 22 from Concord Mills mall to Mallard Creek Road in Charlotte.
Fleeing suspect Demario Rollins, 18, crashed head-on into 84-year-old Docia Barber who was returning from a trip to the pharmacy. She died at ther scene. Rollins is charged with second-degree murder.
The transcript describes the initial shoplifting call about a woman taking shoes from Finish Line and how officers tracked a car believed to be involved in the theft.
Click here to read the transcript.
- Christopher D. Kirkpatrick