Mom demands justice for son killed by sheriff | News
SUITLAND, Md. (WUSA9) -- The mother of a Prince George's County man shot and killed by a Prince George's County Sheriff's deputy says she knows the pain Michael Brown and Eric Garner's families feel. Michele Minor is grieving the loss of her son and demanding justice for her son, Michael Minor.
Michele Minor called on community leaders, the NAACP, activists and preachers Thursday to help find out what happened the day her son was shot and killed in Suitland, Md. back in October.
According to Prince George's County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded to the report of a domestic violence incident that day. Michael's girlfriend at the time told authorities he assaulted her, grabbed a gun and then left.
When Michael returned home deputies were still there. The 38-year-old was told to keep his hands up, however he reached for his waistband, officials said. That is when Deputy First Class Kendal Wade fired his weapon and struck Michael. Michael died at the hospital.
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The deputy who shot Michael and another deputy were both placed on administrative leave.
Michele Minor's attorney says he has asked for all communications and reports related to the case. They still have not received anything till this date. The case is also being reviewed in order to determine whether this case will go to a grand jury.
The attorney for the Minors' said they are considering a potential civil suit.