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June 2020

New Rochelle NAACP calls on AG to investigate police shooting of Kamal Flowers

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NEW ROCHELLE – “Do the right thing!” chanted the crowd outside New Rochelle City Hall today as the family of Kamal Flowers called for a state investigation into the 24-year-old’s shooting death at the hands of the police.

Community members and civic leaders joined the Flowers family at a news conference in which they urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo to appoint Attorney General Letitia James as a special prosecutor to investigate Friday’s fatal shooting.

Police say Flowers fled from a traffic stop late Friday, then pointed a gun and attempted to fire at an officer who then shot and killed Flowers.

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