The family of Tyrell Wilson, a 33-year-old Black man shot by a Danville police officer last month, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city.
New cell phone video of last month’s fatal police shooting in Danville shows Officer Andrew Hall firing his weapon on Wilson, who was a homeless and mentally-ill Black man.
#BREAKING New video shows the shocking moment Danville, CA Police Ofc. Andrew Hall shot and killed Tyrell Wilson, a local homeless man who was mentally ill on 3/11. Officer Hall also shot & killed another man in Danville in 2018. #PoliceBrutality #TyrellWilson #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/LKwU64niBk
— Eric Wasserman 🦆 "WASS" (@EricWasserman1) April 6, 2021
Police claim he moved at the officer with a knife. Video does not appear to show him make sudden moves before the officer fired.