Seeking Justice for Quanice Hayes

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Wed, 03/22/2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Interview with shooting victim's mother, Venus Hayes, and Teressa Raiford of "Don't Shoot Portland"

On February 9th 2017 in Northeast Portland, a 17 year old child, Quanice Derrick Hayes was shot three times, twice in the chest and once through the head at point blank range.   He was shot and killed by Portland Police Officer Andrew Hearst.   

The family of Quanice Hayes is calling on Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler who also serves as police commissioner to instruct the district attorney to seek an indictment for Officer Hearst.   

The mother of Quanice Hayes, Venus Hayes, and the lead organizer of "Don't Shoot Portland", Teressa Raiford speak with John Shuck about their struggle for accountability, transparency, and justice.  


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