OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The family of a man shot by an FBI agent in Oakland last month held a rally Monday to demand justice.
Jonathan Cortez was shot and killed in East Oakland on September 13th at about 3:30 p.m. in the afternoon on the 2500 block of Fruitvale Avenue as authorities served a search warrant.READ MORE: Police Surround San Jose Home in Armed Standoff with Resident
The FBI said Cortez was armed at the time of the shooting. The agent involved was part of a U.S. Marshal’s task force.READ MORE: Atmospheric River: Alameda County Fair Reopening Monday After Storm Knocks Down Trees, Damages Booths
Cortez’s family is searching for answers.
“I ask all to reach out and try to find out — anybody involved; anybody who has any other footage — please come forward so we can find out why my nephew was killed,” said Cortez’s uncle, Johnny Wong.MORE NEWS: Atmospheric River: Power Restored To Majority of Residents; PG&E Blames Downed Trees For Massive Outages
The family of Jonathan Cortez recently held a funeral for him.