NY police shoot and kill teen. Investigation underway

UTICA, NY – A grieving mother’s screams could be heard at a town hall during a news conference in upstate New York Saturday morning, as officials detailed the shooting death of a 13-year-old member of the Karen community by a police officer. Friday night.

What started as rumblings turned into shouts on all sides as Utica Mayor Michael Galime, with the help of an interpreter, spoke with the mother and family of Nyah Mway, 13 years old, from the Karen community, with roots in Myanmar and Southeast Asia.

Saturday’s press conference was originally intended for journalists, but was opened to the general public due to the large number of people, according to the mayor.

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