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WATCH: Mother of Dreasjon Reed speaks for first time since his death 'That's my son'

Posted at 11:31 AM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 12:33:56-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The family of Dreasjon Reed, the 21-year-old man who was shot and killed by an IMPD officer last week, are holding a press conference with their lawyer.

Reed led police on a pursuit after he was spotted by an officer driving erratically, according to IMPD. When Reed exited the vehicle he was driving, police say he fired a weapon at officers. One of those officers returned fire and struck Reed, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Reed's mother broke her silence on Tuesday, speaking publicly for the first time since her son was killed.

You can watch the full press conference with family members and their lawyer below.