PASADENA (CBS) — Family members are expected to bury a 19-year-old man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting.
The funeral for Kendrec McDade began about 10 a.m. Saturday at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Altadena.
McDade was killed on March 24, when according to police, officers opened fire believing the teen to be an armed robbery suspect after receiving a 911 call.
McDade was suspected of stealing a backpack from a car. He was unarmed.
Meanwhile, the FBI has joined the investigation into the controversial police shooting. They will investigate if the officers violated McDade’s federal civil rights.
Pasadena police and the LA County D.A.’s office are also investigating.
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