BEI clarifies that teen did not receive CPR after being shot by Quebec police

Riley Fairholm’s mother, Tracy Wing, is celebrating a win in the case of her son’s death: Quebec’s police watchdog, Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes (BEI), admitting they made a mistake.

“For them to make a correction… It’s pretty big,” Wing said.

On Monday, the BEI published a correction to the initial statement on the case of the fatal shooting by police of the 17 year-old.

“He was given first aid” the correction said.

BEI spokesperson Esther Tremblay told Global News it was a transcript mistake.

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