Below is a statement by Chief of Police in Dominica, Daniel Carbon on the continuing search for 12-year-old Kernisha Etienne.
She was allegedly kidnapped at her home on June 7 by Kian Alexander.
Alexander was shot by police and later died of his wounds on June 18.
Carbon said the police never intended to kill the suspect.
Listen to the full statement made by Carbon on July 1, 2022.