Sherri Shepherd Cries Over Elijah McClain’s Death: My Son Has Similar Characteristics [VIDEO]
As the petition for justice in Elijah McClain’s death continues to grow with over 3 million signatures, some member of the public are heartbroken and angry that he died while in police custody.
Actress, Sherrie Shepherd, is the latest celebrity asking for justice for Elijah McClain, who died 0n August 2019 during an encounter with Aurora, Colorado police.
She took to her Instagram to post a heartbreaking video noting that Elijah McClain is like her son, Jeffrey.
She captioned the video:
While filming and pushing through her tears to share her sentiments to police officers, Sherrie Shepard says,
“Why do you keep killing our children?”
See the video below.
Sherrie Shepard shared the incredibly sad last words of Elijah that you can hear from police body camera footage.
Alongside Sherrie Shepard, other celebrities and public figures including Ellen Degeneres, Klay Thompson, Shaun King, and Arnold Schwarzenegger have advocated for justice for Elijah McClain.
As it stands today, the officers have been cleared of all wrongdoing.