>> Police in a Dallas suburb reversing their account on Monday of the shooting death of an unarmed African American teen by an officer over the weekend. 15 year old Jordan Edwards was one of five passengers in a car leaving a house party Saturday night when police responded to reports of under age drinking.
Police opened fire on the car. Just after the shooting, the Balch Springs Police Chief said this.>> My officers were at the location, they heard gunfire. There was an unknown altercation with a vehicle backing down the road towards officers in an aggressive manner. An officer shot at the vehicle, striking a front seat passenger.
>> Now, after reviewing police camera footage, the department's saying Monday, the car was in fact moving forward, away from police Police have not released the name of the officer who fired the shot that killed Edwards. The New York Times reporting the officer has not yet been interviewed by investigators and is being given time to decompress.
Lee Merit represents Edwards' family and disputed the police account from the beginning.>> This has happened far too often. We are tired of making the same rhetorical demands, of having the same hashtags. Our community is fed up.>> God, they don't want to be here.>> This distraught Texas community holding a vigil Monday night to remember Edwards as an up and coming high school football player and a lovable teen.
The Dallas County Sheriff's Office have opened an investigation into the shooting.>>