MODESTO (CBS13) – A solidarity barbecue in Modesto brought together family members who lost a loved one to police brutality.
Relatives of Stephon Clark, Angelo Quinto, Miles Hall and others gathered at Davis Community Park to honor their loved ones and call for change.READ MORE: 2 Hurt In North Sacramento Shooting On Lampasas Avenue
The sister of Trevor Seever says it’s important for grieving family members to support one another.
Her 29-year old brother was shot and killed by a Modesto police officer in December after his family called 9-1-1 for help.READ MORE: Suspect Remains Hospitalized In Wrong-Way Crash On I-80 That Killed 4
“We are sadly bonded by something that happens so tragically, so we all have to stand together,” said Allison Seever. “Their fight is my fight and as long as I am out here living and breathing I will be right here fighting with other families.”
They say they’re in the fight for the long-haul, wanting to see police reform before more people are killed.MORE NEWS: 'Your Life Does Not End Because You Have A Diagnosis': Shantel Smith Opens Up About Her Battle With Multiple Sclerosis Before 'Survivor'
Modesto city councilmembers and the group Say Their Names LA were also expected to attend the gathering.