Newly released video of a fatal police shooting Miami Garden shows the victim’s mother pleading with officers before they kill her mentally ill son.
“Don’t hurt my child,” the mother is heard saying. A lawyer for the family said the officers can be heard mocking her in the video as well.
Video reviewed by Fusion shows no struggle between officers and Lavall Hall, 25, as shots were fired. One officer yelled “get on the fucking ground or you’re dead” before firing five shots at Hall.
It is the second graphic video of a police shooting in two days, coming after footage was released of a North Charleston, South Carolina officer shooting a black man in the back was on Tuesday.
Nineteen minutes of video depicting Hall’s shooting was made public today by the family, after a months-long fight to release the dashcam video from a police cruiser.
Hall’s mother had
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