SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Dozens of people showed up Saturday to protest and demand police release the body cam footage of an officer involved shooting in August that killed a 50-year-old man in Salt Lake City.
They gathered outside the police headquarters with signs and to rally over the shooting death of Patrick Harmon. Harmon was shot to death by police at 1000 South State Street back on August 13. Police say he had warrants and they tried to arrest him but he pulled out a weapon and they shot him. Friends and family are now questioning the police story.
Antionette Harmon, Patrick Harmon’s sister, said he was a wonderful person.
“All of us have our ways. But Patrick, Patrick was like our protector, Antionette Harmon said. “He didn’t take a lot of stuff from people. He held his own. He believed in family.”
They called this a Black Lives Matter rally and they want proof that Patrick Harmon had a weapon. Which they believe can be proved by releasing the body cam footage.