NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The parents of an unarmed Bronx teen who was shot and killed in his bathroom by a New York City police officer delivered tens of thousands of petitions Wednesday demanding that the Department of Justice provide answers about the death.
The family of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham and other civil leaders marched with 33,000 petitions to the Manhattan office of Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported. They are demanding that Bharara conclude his investigation into Graham’s death and tell his family what happened, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported.READ MORE: New York Relaxes Most COVID Restrictions After Reaching 70% Vaccination Rate: 'A Momentous Day'
Protesters chanted: “Convene a grand jury for Ramarley! No justice, no peace!”