Members of the family of an Ohio man who they are saying was fatally shot by police whereas he cleansing out at his late grandmother’s residence are demanding solutions in his demise as they await the discharge of body-worn digicam video of the incident.
Joe Frasure, 28, was killed in Wyoming, Ohio, early Monday by officers who officers have stated have been responding to a name a couple of attainable housebreaking.
Members of the family stated Frasure was at his grandmother’s condominium to wash it out after her latest demise.
“None of it is sensible to us,” stated Erika Frasure, who’s married to Frasure’s half-brother, Joe Frasure Jr. “It was a housebreaking name. He was someplace he was alleged to be. None of this provides up.”
Hamilton County prosecutors are anticipated to launch body-worn digicam video Friday, Wyoming Police Chief Brooke Brady has stated.
Erika Frasure stated members of the family have been advised they might view the video earlier than it’s launched publicly.
Wyoming police stated that officers responded to a name a couple of attainable housebreaking at an condominium constructing at 12:37 a.m. Monday and encountered Frasure and his father in the back of the constructing.
Frasure “was in a minivan and refused instructions to exit,” Brady stated in a video assertion.
“The minivan reversed at a excessive fee of pace earlier than hitting a tree, at which level the car accelerated quickly at our officers,” the chief stated.
Officers fired 4 pictures on the minivan because it moved towards them, in accordance with Brady.
Frasure was shot and brought to a hospital, the place he was declared mind lifeless and lifeless Tuesday evening, in accordance with officers and his household.
Frasure’s grandmother died in early January, and members of the family had spent all day Sunday at her condominium, Erika and Joe Frasure Jr. stated.
Frasure was there making an attempt to get one other relative’s car to start out so they might depart the property, they stated.
Joe Frasure Jr. and Frasure have the identical father and grew up collectively.
“He was my greatest pal. He was my brother,” Joe Frasure Jr. stated. “All the children love him, and he had that nation boy twang,” he stated.
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Workplace is investigating the taking pictures.
Among the many individuals who known as consideration to the case was outstanding civil rights lawyer Ben Crump, who tweeted about it.
Wyoming is a metropolis of round 8,700 within the Cincinnati space, about 12 miles north of downtown.
“I would like justice I would like solutions and I would like them to pay the implications,” Joe Frasure Jr. stated.