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The California rapper family who was fatally fired by police in his car said the officers' that he was not awake when they found a fire, and that he was scratched and did not take a weapon. "What we saw was a sleeping man," David Harrison. , said Willie McCoy, a cousin of 20 years. "He reaches with his right hand to his left shoulder, a scratch. He was not awake. There was not enough time to wake up.
The Valencia police in the bay area responded to a call for a man who did not respond to Taco Bell with a pistol on his lap. The frames of cadres taken by one of the six officers who shot McCoy were shown on Wednesday to three family members, including Harrison, who watched the video for about a half hours. In the video, he said, the staff told McCoy to show them their hands and then quickly shot him, adding that he had never heard that the police officers identify themselves as policemen. instantly, "Harrison said. "I can not tell you how many seconds, but if I have to figure out, from what I've seen, maybe a few seconds. Harrison said he did not see the face of his younger cousin from the point of view. The point of the officer's body, but about 1
Bodycam footage differs from Valeoleo's official version after firing.
According to the Vallejo police, a call came around 22:30.  On February 9, a Taco Bell employee who said there was a driver "got in" in a silver Mercedes-Benz driving.
The police said they had arrived and tried to throw the car into McCoy's car that was still working. to prevent any unstable movement. Then they said they were awake but failed to hear orders.
As he "quickly moved his hands down" to his gun, six officers, "afraid of their safety," took out a Service Weapon and shot him in four seconds, the police said. It is not mentioned whether McCoy fired his weapon and none of the police officers were injured.
Attorneys for his family say he has been hit 25 times, including the face, throat and upper body. officers who served from seven months to 12 years in the Valencian police station were returned to work.
Harrison said a video taken from Polly Anthony Romero-Kano's body had shown him a conversation with another gun officer. McCoy's lap and that they admit that he has no clip in the gun – indicating that he either left a bullet in the camera or was empty.
Harrison said he had heard an officer tell another of McCoy that "if he moves," then he said he knew "what to do" – raising questions about what he had said
"They said they were shooting a pistol," Harrison added.
The police did not release publicly footage from the camera, citing the ongoing investigation
Camera camera video taken at a distance on the night of shooting , was filmed by the police, a shot and an officer shouting, "Raise your hands!" after the hit. "McCoy dies in her seat.
The Department has not immediately sent a request for further comment on Thursday, but has created a webpage for the case to allow the public to" separate " "
Harrison said police on Wednesday offered his condolences but also told the family that they had discovered that McCoy had drugs in his system.
"They made the statement that they could usually defame the suspects, but decided not to do so," Harrison said, "I asked them if the police were drug tested and they said no."
A Post-mortem and Toxicology Report "Whatever was in McCoy's system, Harrison said he did not seem to be in a threatening position inside his car." There was no call that this man was annoyed or angry at the time of the investigation. robbing a shop, "he added," It's a man who seems to need help. " David Harrison, cousin of Willie McCoy, spoke at a rally outside the Valencian Community Building on February 28, 2019. Brock Stoneham / NBC
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A spokesman for the city said the statement remained "under surveillance" and within 45
Melissa Nold, one of the family attorneys, said she was not entitled to watch pictures of body images with his clients, adding that there is no legal justification, but rather re department.
"This is the disappointment they create, now you have people who interpret things, unlike someone who has seen hundreds of them," she said.
The family watched cadres from the body on the same day when the 49-year-old police chief in Valeo Andrew Biddu retired after more than four years
The city's leaders said his retirement arose a year ago and is unrelated with recent criticism of police killings or use of force by the department, Vallejo Times-Herald reports.