The household of 29-year-old Trevor Seever, who was shot and killed by Modesto police on Dec. 29, organized a protest in Modesto on Saturday.
MODESTO, Calif. — The household of a 29-year-old man shot and killed by Modesto police on Dec. 29 demanding solutions within the case at a protest on Saturday.
Trevor Seever’s household organized the protest at E Briggsmore and McHenry Avenues.
Police mentioned Seever’s household reported he was sending threatening textual content messages to his household, saying, “simply watch what occurs to you” and that he was on his solution to their dwelling. Officers did not discover a gun whereas looking out Seever.
Darlene Ruiz, Seever’s mom, instructed ABC10 they miss him.
“It isn’t honest that our life, we have now to go on with out him,” Ruiz mentioned. “We spend day by day at a cemetery and it is simply not proper.”
Modesto police released a body cam video displaying a police officer arriving on the scene on Woodland and Rosemore Avenues.
The officer is operating in direction of somebody, shouting “Get on the bottom!” earlier than firing no less than 4 instances. Whereas screaming orders at Seever to place his palms within the air, the officer fired three extra instances. Seever’s screams could possibly be heard after the third shot.
Police knew of Seever after studying he posted on social media that “a superb cop is a lifeless cop.” Officers got pamphlets of the social media posts earlier than arriving on the scene.
Stanislaus County District Lawyer’s workplace is conducting an unbiased overview of the case.
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