(Cleveland) - About 2 dozen demonstrators held a protest on the steps of City Hall, to voice their displeasure with the charges issued in the police chase that left two unarmed suspects dead in a hail of gunfire.

The protesters were led by Art McCoy of Black on Black Crime. While happy that indictments were handed up by the Grand Jury, all, like Abdul Quawil believe the charges were far too light.

The protesters say they are not against the police department as a whole, just the officers who did not follow protocol, leading to the death of Melissa Williams and Timothy Russell.

Art McCoy


McCoy is also calling for the drug testing of all police officers. He contends, for cops to fire 137 shots at two unarmed suspects, and for one to jump onto the hood firing dozens of rounds, shows something is wrong with the department.

Others want Cleveland City Council to launch it's own investigation of the double fatal incident before lawmakers leave for their summer recess.

(Photos by Ken Robinson/WTAM)

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