BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) – The parents of the man killed last week inside the Beavercreek Walmart are expected to speak publicly for the first time Monday.
The family of John Crawford scheduled a news conference for 1:00 p.m.
According to a release by their attorney, the family feels the shooting was not justified.
There will also be a community town meeting tonight to address the case at the Dayton Boys Prep Academy on West Third Street.
Police say an officer shot Crawford when he refused to put down a gun he was waving in the store. It was later confirmed that the gun was a toy.
Crawford and another customer died. Angela Williams collapsed while fleeing the scene.
A visitation for Williams is tonight at 5:00 p.m. at the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home in Fairborn.
2 NEWS will stream the news conference live at 1:00 p.m.