The officer, James Brennand --well, former officer now-- after being fired-- has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault. He was released after posting a $100,000 bond.
The 17-year-old, Erik Cantu remains in critical condition on life support
The police chief made it clear that the officers actions were that of his own and not his department or his other officers:
"The shooting was “unjustified, both administratively and criminally and went against the department’s policies."