corey jones (drums)

*Here’s a statement form Rev. Al Sharpton regarding the police shooting of Corey Jones (pictured) by Palm Beach Gardens officer Nouman Raja:

*(New York, NY) – – “I have talked to the family members and the attorney of Mr. Jones and at their request, have decided to become involved in seeking the facts, and based upon the facts, justice in this case. Though I will not be at the rally today, I do intend to be in Palm Beach County in a matter of days based on the request and guidance of the family and their attorney.”

“The preliminary facts given by the police to the family are disturbing and troubling to National Action Network and we intend to give our full support to further inquiries and the pursuit of justice in this matter.”

Video report on the shooting of Corey Jones:

The Palm Beach Gardens Police press conference on shooting of Corey Jones: