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Danroy Henry Update: No Indictment in Police Killing of N.Y. College Football Player

Henry's car was parked in a fire lane outside Finnegan's Grill. When an officer knocked on the window, the car accelerated and the officer wound up on the hood, police said. The car then hit another officer, and shots were fired. Henry was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in his car suffered a minor gunshot wound.
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Danroy Henry Jr. (Personal Photo)

(CBS/AP)  A suburban New York grand jury has found there was no crime in the police killing of a college football player last fall.

The Westchester County district attorney said Monday jurors found no reasonable cause for an indictment in the death of 20-year-old Danroy Henry Jr., of Easton, Mass. Henry's father had demanded a murder indictment against the officer who acknowledged shooting his son.

The father says there "are no words to express" his disappointment. He's calling for a federal investigation.

Henry was a student at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York.  He was killed Oct. 17 when officers fired at his car as he drove away from a bar in the New York City suburb Thornwood.

Police had been called to a disturbance that spilled out of the bar after the Pace homecoming game.

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