This is just so heartbreaking…
In case you haven’t heard, Alton Sterling is the latest victim of police brutality.
According to shocking footage released Tuesday night, the father of five was shot multiple times by police while already restrained.
Now his family is speaking out. During a press conference, Alton’s eldest son — only 15 years old — wept uncontrollably as his mother Quinyetta McMillan spoke about the fallout from the events, saying:
“As a mother I have now been forced to raise a son who is going to remember what happened to his father.”
The entire speech is so difficult to watch, but it’s important to see the impact this tragedy has had on real people who lost a loved one — who don’t look at Alton Sterling as a statistic but as a loving father lost to violence.
See the real moment (below):
[Image via ABC News.]