CAMDEN COUNTY, Ga. A vigil was held for the woman killed Tuesday during a drug-related search warrant in Camden County.
The family told News4Jax that the footage provided by the body camera was too dark and they had no chance to see what actually happened.
The vigil on Friday was held to commemorate the life of Latoya James.
“My cousin was a great person,” said Andre Woods.
James’ family said they wish they knew exactly what happened to their loved one on Tuesday so they can come to terms with it and grieve properly.
James was killed while Camden County MPs were serving a drug abuse search warrant in a Woodbine house on Tuesday. The GBI said there had been an exchange of fire between the people in the apartment and law enforcement agencies.
Investigators published a three-minute video with a body camera on Thursday.
“The video was so black you can’t see anything,” said Michael Herrington.
James, 37, was shot dead in the house belonging to her cousin, 46-year-old Varshaun Brown, who was wounded in the same robbery.
“My cousin had never been associated with guns or drugs. She was a working woman with a daughter, ”Woods said.
Since you can’t see much with the body camera, the family still doesn’t know what exactly happened.
Mack Knight, a local pastor and Brown family member, believes the police were not shot before Latoya was shot.
Brown has been shot in the leg and is recovering. The family said the only information they were given was what was shown in the body cam footage.
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