PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Traffic was slow or blocked in some areas around City Hall at the tail end of Tuesday evening rush hour due to protesters who’ve been marching to demand justice for the Brandon Tate-Brown.
Tate-Brown was shot in the back of the head by police during a traffic stop a year ago today.READ MORE: Water Main Break Creates Muddy, Wet Mess In Philadelphia's Kensington Section
Police say he was reaching for a gun, but the family doesn’t buy it.
The officers involved were cleared of wrongdoing and will not face charges.
The family of Brandon Tate-Brown filed a federal lawsuit against the city.READ MORE: Victim Shoots, Kills 1 Of 3 Suspects During Attempted Car Theft In Southwest Philly, Police Say
That is still pending in court.
“We’re asking the court to do that on behalf of any person who may have been the victim of police victim or may in the future without this reform become a victim,” the family’s attorney, Brian Mildenberg said at the time.
The complaint suggests the police planted the gun on Tate-Brown and seeks damages for wrongful death.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police: 18-Year-Old Man Shot Twice In Frankford
The city declined to comment on the case.