REV. AL SHARPTON, GWEN CARR CALL FOR ARREST OF OFFICERS INVOLVED IN GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH

Rev. Al Sharpton and Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, called for the immediate arrest Thursday of the four police officers involved in the death of George Floyd.

“You do not need anything more than you have now to arrest those four policemen. There is probable cause right now. You have a deceased person. You have a tape showing how he was deceased,” Sharpton said, speaking at a news conference with Carr held at the corner where Floyd died.

Sharpton introduced Carr by saying that had her son’s 2014 death been prosecuted, “maybe Floyd would be alive today.”

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