Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers’ De-Escalation Efforts

Friends, family and activists gathered for a vigil Sunday outside the apartment building where Charleena Lyles was killed earlier that day.

Two Seattle police officers shot and killed Charleena Lyles on Sunday. Her family is accusing the officers of not doing enough to de-escalate an encounter with a person known to have mental problems.

(Image credit: Martin Kaste/NPR)

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