Greece: Police officer appears in court over teen shooting


              Students protest on the 14th anniversary of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters take part in a rally during the 14th anniversary of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki.(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, outside the Greek parliament , in central Athens, Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              A riot police officers stand guard in front of a Christmas tree in Syntagma square during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A 34-year-old police officer appeared in court over the shooting early Monday of a 16-year-old Roma boy who allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying the bill. Before Monday's incident, protest marches already were planned to mark the anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked Greece’s worst riots in decades. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              A riot policeman stands guard in front of a Christmas tree in Syntagma square during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A 34-year-old police officer appeared in court over the shooting early Monday of a 16-year-old Roma boy who allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying the bill. Before Monday's incident, protest marches already were planned to mark the anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked Greece’s worst riots in decades. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, in central Athens Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold Molotov cocktails during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. About 6,000 people marched Tuesday night in Thessaloniki to remember the 2008 shooting, and after the protest was over some set fire to trash cans and threw Molotov cocktails at police — who responded with a water cannon and tear gas. No injuries or major damage to property were reported. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
            
              A protestor wearing a gas mask during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. About 6,000 people marched Tuesday night in Thessaloniki to remember the 2008 shooting, and after the protest was over some set fire to trash cans and threw Molotov cocktails at police — who responded with a water cannon and tear gas. No injuries or major damage to property were reported. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
            
              A riot policeman walks behind fire during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. About 6,000 people marched Tuesday night in Thessaloniki to remember the 2008 shooting, and after the protest was over some set fire to trash cans and threw Molotov cocktails at police — who responded with a water cannon and tear gas. No injuries or major damage to property were reported. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
            
              Riot policemen walk by a fire at a street during the 14th anniversary of the 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. About 6,000 people marched Tuesday night in Thessaloniki to remember the 2008 shooting, and after the protest was over some set fire to trash cans and threw Molotov cocktails at police — who responded with a water cannon and tear gas. No injuries or major damage to property were reported. Ten suspected rioters were detained. Similar rioting occurred in Athens after the end of the anniversary march in which an estimated 5,000 people took part. Police detained at least one person. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
            
              Riot police arrest a protestor during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A 34-year-old police officer appeared in court over the shooting early Monday of a 16-year-old Roma boy who allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying the bill. Before Monday's incident, protest marches already were planned to mark the anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked Greece’s worst riots in decades. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Riot policemen run during clashes with protesters during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A 34-year-old police officer appeared in court over the shooting early Monday of a 16-year-old Roma boy who allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying the bill. Before Monday's incident, protest marches already were planned to mark the anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked Greece’s worst riots in decades. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Riot policemen walk by fires at a street during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. About 6,000 people marched Tuesday night in Thessaloniki to remember the 2008 shooting, and after the protest was over some set fire to trash cans and threw Molotov cocktails at police — who responded with a water cannon and tear gas. No injuries or major damage to property were reported. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
            
              Protesters demonstrate during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A 34-year-old police officer appeared in court over the shooting early Monday of a 16-year-old Roma boy who allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying the bill. Before Monday's incident, protest marches already were planned to mark the anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked Greece’s worst riots in decades. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Students protest for the 14th anniversary of the 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki.(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Students protest on the 14th anniversary of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters take part in a rally during the 14th anniversary of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki.(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, outside the Greek parliament , in central Athens, Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              A riot police officers stand guard in front of a Christmas tree in Syntagma square during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A 34-year-old police officer appeared in court over the shooting early Monday of a 16-year-old Roma boy who allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying the bill. Before Monday's incident, protest marches already were planned to mark the anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked Greece’s worst riots in decades. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              A riot policeman stands guard in front of a Christmas tree in Syntagma square during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A 34-year-old police officer appeared in court over the shooting early Monday of a 16-year-old Roma boy who allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying the bill. Before Monday's incident, protest marches already were planned to mark the anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked Greece’s worst riots in decades. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, in central Athens Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters demonstrate during the 14th anniversary of the fatal shooting by the police of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A 34-year-old police officer appeared in court over the shooting early Monday of a 16-year-old Roma boy who allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying the bill. Before Monday's incident, protest marches already were planned to mark the anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked Greece’s worst riots in decades. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Students protest for the 14th anniversary of the 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki.(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Students protest on the 14th anniversary of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters take part in a rally during the 14th anniversary of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki.(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, outside the Greek parliament , in central Athens, Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, in central Athens Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Students protest for the 14th anniversary of the 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki.(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Students protest on the 14th anniversary of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters take part in a rally during the 14th anniversary of 15-year old Alexis Grigoropoulos' fatal shooting by the police, in Athens, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting of a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital in Thessaloniki.(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, outside the Greek parliament , in central Athens, Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, outside the Greek parliament , in central Athens, Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, in central Athens Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters march during the 14th anniversary of the 2008 fatal police shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. A police officer appeared before a court in northern Greece on Tuesday over the shooting a teenager who allegedly failed to pay a gas station bill. The 16-year-old, a member of the Roma minority, is in critical condition in a hospital, in Thessaloniki, Greece. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Women protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, outside the Greek parliament , in central Athens Monday, Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              People blocking a main road set fire to rubbish bins outside the Ippokrateio General Hospital, in Greece's second largest city of Thessaloniki, on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Dozens of Roma men protested Monday outside a hospital in northern Greece where a Roma teenager was being treated in critical condition, having been shot by police in a road chase after he allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying. (AP Photo/Dimitris Tosidis)
            
              People blocking a main road set fire to rubbish bins outside the Ippokrateio General Hospital, in Greece's second largest city of Thessaloniki, on Monday, Dec 5, 2022. Dozens of Roma men protested Monday outside a hospital in northern Greece where a Roma teenager was being treated in critical condition, having been shot by police in a road chase after he allegedly drove off from a gas station without paying. (AP Photo/Dimitris Tosidis)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "confrontation" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, outside the Greek parliament , in central Athens Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
            
              Protesters hold a banner which reads in Greek "they shot them because they were Roma" as they protest the shooting in the head of a 16-year-old youth, in central Athens Monday Dec 5, 2022. A police officer has been arrested in northern Greece after a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously injured during a car chase after he allegedly failed to pay the bill at a gas station(AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
Greece: Police officer appears in court over teen shooting