The shooting death of 16-year-old Brooklyn teen, Kimani Gray, at the hands of the New York Police Department, has deeply divided many in the city. As protests and demonstrations continue to take place in Gray’s honor, the boy’s mother is taking a stand of her own in denying contact with mayor Michael Bloomberg.
A third candlelight vigil held last night (March 13) for slain Brooklyn teenager Kimani Gray began peacefully, but an angry group of protesters taunting police sparked a number of arrests. Tensions flared just blocks from where NYPD detectives gunned down the 16-year-old Gray, with demonstrators boldly confronting the cops who then pepper sprayed and arrested members […]
New details surrounding the killing of 16-year-old Kimani ‘Kiki’ Gray have emerged, just two days after a candlelight vigil for the slain youth in Brooklyn erupted into a riot. The New York Times reports that Gray was hit with seven bullets in a hail of gunfire, according to the findings of an autopsy investigation.
There was a riot going on in Brooklyn last night (Monday, March 11). Following a candlelight vigil for Kimani ‘Kiki’ Gray, a 16-year-old teen shot and killed by NYPD cops, mourners clashed with authorities, reportedly hurling rocks, and trashcans, at police and destroying cars and store fronts.