Kevin Peterson Jr Wiki – Kevin Peterson Jr Biography
Kevin Peterson Jr. is a 21-year-old African-American man who was shot and killed by the Clark County sheriff’s assistants in Hazel Dell, Washington, on the evening of October 29, near Vancouver.
Peterson was identified on Twitter as the victim of being shot by Olivia Selto, both his girlfriend and the mother of his child. Peterson’s friend, artist Jake Thompson, also identified the 21-year-old as the victim. Heavy reached out to both Selto and Thompson to comment more on the shoot. Heavy reached out to Clark County Sheriff’s department for comment but was referred to the Camas Police Department, which conducted the investigation independently.
Protestors are gathered in Vancouver, Washington
— Sergio Olmos (@MrOlmos) October 30, 2020
Kevin Peterson Jr Shot Dead
Vancouver Columbian reported that the attack took place in the town on Northeast Highway 99. The newspaper says the investigation concentrated around the US Bank parking lot on the highway. The Colombian reported that the lawmakers were dispatched to the area after receiving a report on the “contact suspect”. It was 17:29. Local time. Paramedics were called to the scene at 17.56. A witness told The Columbian that he saw a person involved in a “argument” with police. The witness said the man was “running.” The witness also said that he heard “many gunshots”.
Olivia Selto told The Columbian that she was on the phone with Peterson before she was shot. Selto said he and Peterson were on the phone for nine minutes “until the police finally came over and hung up the phone.” Selto said, “I heard your last words and everything. I have collapsed and we will provide justice for his unjust death. ”
— Cascadianphotog Media (@Cascadianphotog) October 30, 2020
KATU reported that on October 29, “several dozen protesters” gathered at the scene after Peterson’s murder. A Twitter user with the @MacSmiff handle posted lots of videos and photos from the area around Highway 99. The user said that Peterson’s family was at the scene. The user tweeted that the victim knew his sister and added, “Kevin Peterson was 21 years old and had a daughter who was not yet 1 year old. He has to grow up fatherless because the cops regularly shoot Blacks in the back. ”
A vigil will be held for Peterson at 6829 NE Highway 99 in Vancouver at 7 p.m. local time. Attendees are asked to wear black attire, masks and to maintain social distancing.
— Jake Thompson (@__27K) October 30, 2020