Aron Jones (5956)

4/8/2011: Officer Walter Thomas was working off-duty as a security guard when he shot and killed Aron Jones, 32, a gun-wielding felon, outside Libations Bar at East 91st Street and Aetna Road. Thomas, now retired, was on paid sick-leave from his police job at the time he was working the security job. Thomas said he saw Jones shoot a man outside the bar. After Jones refused Thomas'€ order to drop his gun, Thomas shot him three times. Witnesses said Jones had surrendered and was on his knees when he was shot.

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