The family of Chris Kappa, the unarmed black man who was killed by a Metropolitan Police firearms officer, is set to “step back” from the campaign after watching footage of the shootings.
Capa, 24, was shot in the head and died in hospital after a police chase in Streatham Hill, southwest London, on September 5.
Police said Kappa, who was about to become a father, was stopped after the Audi he was driving triggered an automatic number plate recognition system indicating it was linked to a recent firearms crime.Read:Man dies after alleged assault at Maidstone pub
The Met officer who fired the single shot was suspended. The Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) has launched a murder investigation but said this does not mean that “criminal charges will necessarily follow”. Investigation into the death of KappaRead:Tory leadership – latest: Liz Truss allies claim Rishi Sunak resisted attempts to cut Brexit red tape