Sterling's 15-year-old son calls for peaceful protests
BATON ROUGE - The teenage son of a black man killed by white police officers told a crowd of reporters gathered at the Triple S convenience store was his father died that he wants everyone "to protest the right way, protest in peace."
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Cameron Sterling spoke to reporters on Wednesday calling his father, Alton Sterling, "a good man," adding "and he will always be a good man."
The 15-year-old, who a week ago had sobbed as his mother talked about Sterling's death, stood composed as he called for peace, saying he wanted protesters angry about his father's death to "protest in peace."
He said there should be no violence.
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