Two weeks ago in the early hours of the morning, Riverside, California nineteen-year-old Tyisha Miller pulled into a gas station and parked while a friend called her family for help. When the friend returned she found Tyisha unresponsive in a locked car, at which point she called 911 to seek medical help.
Police arrived and said they found Miller in medical distress in a car with a gun in her lap. They smashed open the window whereupon they said she woke up, and waved her gun. The police opened fire, shooting Tyisha at least a dozen times. Tyisha died in a hail of bullets. Police originally said Tyisha shot at them first, a statement they soon retracted. Her family says there are even questions about whether she had a gun. Now the FBI is getting involved.
- Don Bardo, President and CEO of the Urban League of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
- Reverand Bernel Butler, cousin of Tyisha Miller.
Recent Shows More
There are no headlines for this date.
The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to
democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions,