Protestors demand video of Grapevine PD shooting of man

Protesters demanded Wednesday that Tarrant County prosecutors release dash cam video of the fatal Grapevine police shooting of a man in February.

Demonstrators held signs outside the Tarrant County District Attorney's office that read "Justice for Ruben" and "hands up don't shoot."

Grapevine officer Robert Clark chased Ruben Garcia Villalpando's car into Euless and says the illegal immigrant kept advancing on him in spite of orders to stop.

Grapevine police back the officer and said he was threatened by Villalpando.

The victim's family has seen the video and Garcia Villalpando's brother in law believes it will show that his relative's death was not justified.

"She tries to go day-by-day, but as soon as she gets to the room with her kids watching videos, watching pictures of my brother in law, the wound gets open -- you know, she keeps crying," Fernando Romero said.

Initially, Grapevine said it would release the tape when Euless had completed its investigation.

But since then, the Tarrant County DA has insisted that it not be released. They said it's part of an ongoing investigation.

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