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>> The family demands transparency.>> The family of a 21-year-old man mistakenly shot dead by police is demanding justice. Police responding to reports of a gunman inside an Alabama shopping center on Thursday night, opened fire on Emantic Bradford. Bradford was carrying a firearm, when he was killed. But investigators soon determined that Bradford was not the gunman in question.
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His family desperate for answers.>> I'm upset because you had an off duty officer who was trained. But you come around a corner, you see somebody, you didn't see no gun waving as you said, and you shot my son in the head. You let my son bleed out.
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>> City officials and Hoover Police issued a joint statement Monday offering sympathy to Bradford's family. But police insisted in the statement we can say with certainty Mr. Bradford brandished a gun during the seconds following the gunshots. Bradford's mother, April Pipkin, says her son was licensed to carry a firearm, and might have been trying to protect other people in the mall.
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His aunt, too, says Bradford was a law abiding citizen.>> He's military, he's a soldier, and they did him wrong.>> His family says he enlisted in basic training. But a Pentagon spokesman says Bradford never served. The official statement says body camera video and other evidence had been handed over to the Alabama law enforcement agency.
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The family wants it released to the public, and police held accountable.>> And that's the truth.