Mentally ill black man Lavall Hall killed by police for threatening them with a red broom

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Local10.com is reporting that a mentally ill black man was killed by police for threatening them with a red broom.

A 25-year-old mentally ill man is dead after getting into an altercation with police officers early Sunday morning. Miami Gardens police said officers were called to a home regarding a violent, mentally disturbed man. When officers arrived, the man — identified as Lavall Hall — would not comply with their instructions and engaged in a physical altercation with some sort of object, police said.

Witnesses described the object as a broom. As a result, Hall was shot and died at the scene, police said. “All I want is justice,” Hall’s mother, Catherine Daniels Brown, told Local 10 News. She said she called police after feeling threatened by Hall. “If I (knew) they (were) going to kill my child, I would have never, ever called them,” she said. Read more…

One Reply to “Mentally ill black man Lavall Hall killed by police for threatening them with a red broom”

  1. So Sad, an unarmed mentally ill man is shot in cold blood with a broom. This
    town should seek an indictment. The police are supposed to help. I hope this
    case get’s national attention and justice is served.

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