Attorney demands release of police video in Dana Fletcher shooting

Attorney demands release of police video in Dana Fletcher shooting

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The family of Dana Fletcher and the attorney representing them are speaking out against his shooting by police.

They are disputing the narrative from law enforcement officers that Fletcher was armed with a gun when he was shot and killed outside the planet fitness on U.S. 72 in Madison on Oct. 27.

Benjamin Crump, an attorney representing the family, says police need to release body camera footage of the incident.

Crump says Dana Fletcher was killed for no reason.

According to law enforcement officers, Fletcher was killed after pointing a gun at Madison police officers. Crump says that didn’t happen and tried to poke holes in the information released by authorities.

He says he wants body camera video of the incident released, as well as the 911 call.

Crump also said the family will be filing a wrongful death lawsuit.

Fletcher’s wife and other family members were there for the press conference at Reunited Fellowship of Deliverance on Jordan Lane.

Madison County Sheriff Kevin Turner said all of the evidence in this investigation will be predented to the Madison County district attorney. The DA, Rob Broussard, is still waiting on some forensic evidence from the state. He will decide whether or not to submit that evidence to a grand jury.

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