Protesters marched through Crown Heights in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday, April 5, to remember Saheed Vassell, a local man shot dead by police the previous day.
Afterward, it was discovered the object was actually a pipe with a knob on it.
In police radio traffic recorded during the incident and posted online, dispatchers directing officers to the scene said 911 callers were reporting only that a person was pointing a gun at people.
The videos appeared to support the NYPD's claims that the man on Wednesday evening was repeatedly thrusting a metal object that looked like a gun into the faces of several people - including a woman holding the hand of her child. "We know that any concern over Mr. Vassell's condition should have been met with mental health supports and that is not the role that police are trained to play". "And the way they killed him, they didn't give him no choice", he continued.
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The release of the edited material on the NYPD's Twitter account - the full videos and transcripts weren't immediately provided - was meant to back up the department's claims that the four plainclothes and two uniformed officers who responded had a legitimate reason to believe they needed to move swiftly to stop a deadly threat.
The four officers who fired a total of 10 rounds are of various races and ethnicities: one black, two white and one Indian or South Asian, officials said, adding that they averaged about six years in uniform.
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"Police had a choice. We need to figure out why", said Williams. They should not train them to kill.
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At a vigil Thursday night, Vassell's mother, Lorna, said her son "came from a good home".
"We're committed to conducting an independent, comprehensive and fair investigation", Amy Spitalnick, a spokeswoman for New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, said in a statement. "They should train them to protect life, to save life as much as possible".
"I said, 'Is that Saheed?'" Biggs said.
A tense crowd gathered after the shooting, with some people shouting at officers and decrying the killing as another example of an unarmed black man being killed by police officers who overreacted.
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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said he had messaged Schneiderman Thursday morning, thanking him for "opening an investigation into the police shooting of Saheed Vassell in Crown Heights".