“I mean, this is not a political issue. This is a family [who is] grieving,” he said.
Jones also highlighted the fact that because Davell Gardner Jr. lived in public housing, his story would not get the coverage it deserves “because this is considered the new normal.”
“They should be knocking doors down until they figure out what happened to a 1-year-old. The grandmother says the rest of the children are so frightened that they won’t even come outside. They won’t go outside. And, no one is giving them [an] answer on why they lost their 1-year-old brother,” he said. “That is unacceptable in America.
“Why are we just allowing this country to turn into a war zone?” Jones asked. “There is noprotest. There [are] no answers from thepolice department, the commissioner. You know, I understand; I’ve talked about the bad apples that are in police departments. But, what did you expect to happen when you decided to paint this generalization about all cops? Crime is up 130 percent.