An autopsy showed Gray was shot seven times with three bullets entering his back, indicating he might have been running from the police, not facing them.

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The NYPD officers who shot and killed 16-year-old Kimani Gray will not face criminal charges, reports the Daily News. RELATED: Principal Of Slain Brooklyn Teen Pens Heartfelt Letter: ‘We Miss Kimani’ [VIDEO] Officers Who Killed Kimani Gray Have Been Sued Repeatedly For Civil Rights Violations Read more below: According to court documents, “[prosecutors] are not pursuing criminal […]

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Family and supporters for Ramarley Graham (pictured below) met at the Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church in the Bronx Monday evening, marking two years since the teen’s passing. RELATED: Civil Rights Leaders Reflect On Trayvon Martin, Ramarley Graham Cases Graham was leaving a bodega near his home in the boro’s Wakefield section February 2, 2012, […]

As information continues to surface regarding the events surrounding 16-year-old Kimani Gray‘s shooting by NYPD officers on March 9th, it appears that the initially unnamed Officers Jovaniel Cordova (pictured below left) and Sergeant Mourad Mourad (pictured below) reportedly cost the New York Police Department hundreds of thousands of dollars due to previous civil rights violations, […]

When a young, Black boy falls victim to police brutality, many people immediately attempt to justify law enforcement’s rash actions by making disparaging remarks about the victim. This cycle has begun with 16-year-old Kimani Gray who was gunned down by two police officers in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn on March 9; but the […]

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UPDATED 3/13/13, 1:13 p.m.: According to the New York Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Gray was hit by seven bullets, with three of the bullets entering his body from his back, according to the N.Y. Times: One bullet entered his left shoulder in the rear, exiting in the front; two other bullets struck the […]

“Why us” was the refrain voiced by many residents in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., after a large crowd of youths attending a vigil dedicated to 16-year-old Kimani Gray (pictured inset), who was shot dead by cops on Saturday, became violent and ripped through several blocks of their East New York community. RELATED: Kimani […]


Brooklyn teens erupted into fiery protest Monday night in response to the murder of 16-year-old Kimani Gray (pictured above) by NYPD officers, reports the Daily Mail. The 16-year-old boy was hanging out with friends Saturday night when they were approached by undercover officers who allegedly asked him to show his hands. Authorities claim that it was […]