It all started with some kids throwing rocks at a cop car.15-year-old student Alexis Grigoropoulos was with a group of teens the night of Saturday, Dec. 6, in the bohemian Athens neighborhood of Exarchia. When they allegedly started throwing rocks at a police car, two law enforcement officers stepped out and one of them fired three shots into the night. Alexis was hit in the chest and died almost immediately. And that was it.The officer was arrested, the incident is under investigated...Read Full Story
Alexis Grigoropoulos (1993-2008) was the 15-year-old Greek boy who was shot and killed by police in central Athens the night of Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008. His death sparked some of the worst riots Greece has seen in years.