Attorney General Loretta Lynch Vows to Investigate John Crawford’s Shooting Death in Walmart

I certainly hope that the DOJ looks into the man who made the 911 call, because it could be pretext to violate John’s civil rights because of his race.


John Crawford's parents met with Attorney General Loretta Lynch (Photo: John Crawford’s parents met with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on May 19, 2015 (Photo: WLWT TV)

Loretta Lynch will investigate the death of John Crawford III, 22, who was shot last summer as he held an air rifle inside a Walmart in Ohio, according to WLWT TV.

Lynch, who was confirmed as the U.S. Attorney earlier this month, met with Crawford’s family Tuesday during a visit to Cincinnati to discuss police reform, reports the television news station.

Crawford’s parents tell the station that Lynch met with them for about 15 minutes, and pledged to investigate the shooting, which drew protests over the killing of young Black men by police around the country.

The family has filed a suit against the city of Beavercreek, the two Beavercreek officers involved, the police chief, and Walmart Stores Inc., charging negligence and violation of Crawford’s civil rights.

The officer who shot Crawford claims…

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Posted on 05/22/2015, in Cases, Department of Justice, John Crawford III and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. This is good news and I do hope that this results in charges against that fool who set the stage for Mr. Crawford to be killed.


  2. Beavercreek PD should have taken care of this themselves. Thank goodness Ms Lynch is going to!


  3. yahtzeebutterfly

    Thank you, Attorney General Loretta Lynch.


    • Linda Andersen

      And to think the Republicans had a hissy fit over Loretta Lynch’s nomination. So glad the Prez prevailed on this one.


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