The family of Chris Kaba have renewed their call for justice after seeing video footage of his deadly shooting by a Met firearms officer.

The bodycam film was proven to Mr Kaba’s family at a gathering with Met Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley and Michael Lockwood, the top of the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

Neither the Met nor the watchdog, which has launched a murder investigation into the shooting after disclosing that Mr Kaba, 24, was not carrying a gun, commented on the discussions.

But Mr Kaba’s mother said that she remained decided to obtain “justice” over her son’s dying.

“It was hard… very hard,” she said following the assembly. “As I’ve said before, my heart is already broken. What I want is justice for my son and I want the truth.”

Jefferson Bosela, Mr Kaba’s cousin, additionally attended the assembly and echoed her call. saying that the family “just wants justice” however was now “going take a break and take a step back”.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct has said its investigation into Mr Kaba’s dying will be “complex” and take six to 9 months to complete as a “significant amount of evidence” is examined.

It has additionally disclosed that the shooting occurred as police “attempted to stop and contain” the Audi that Mr Kaba was driving and that the pursuit was prompted after the car, which was not registered to Mr Kaba, was linked by automatic numberplate expertise to a firearms incident in earlier days.

Few other particulars have been formally disclosed, though the prospect of any prison cost against the officer who fired the deadly shot is probably going to depend upon whether or not the Crown Prosecution Service in the end decides that he was appearing in self-defence in response to a realistic risk to his life or that of one other officer.

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