NEW ROCHELLE, NY — The NAACP New Rochelle Branch And Community Leaders will hold a press conference on the steps of New Rochelle City Hall Wednesday at 2:30 pm where they will call on Governor Andrew Cuomo to appoint Attorney General Tish James to investigate Kamal Flowers’ death at the hands of police officer, Alec McKenna.
In a statement. NAACP New Rochelle Branch attorney Richard St. Paul said “Mr. Flowers was shot and killed by Officer McKenna after a questionable stop of a vehicle that Mr. Flowers had been a passenger in.”
“The New Rochelle Police Department claims that Mr. Flowers attempted to fire a handgun. However, recent video and reports do not support that Mr. Flowers threatened the life of Officer McKenna,” he added.
What: Press conference
Who: Kamal Flowers’ young children, girlfriend, and family members, as well as NAACP President – Minister Mark Mclean, Civil Rights Attorney Richard St. Paul, Esq. and New Rochelle community leaders
When: Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at 2:30 PM
Where: City Hall Steps, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10601