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May 19, 2019

Family of man killed during Stop & Shop altercation wants grand jury investigation

October 11, 2018
Ralph Nimmons, 51, who died on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Brooklyn Flatbush Stop and Shop, while under suspicion of shoplifting. (Handout)

The family of a man who died after an altercation with workers at a Flatbush grocery store is pushing Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez for a grand jury investigation.

Relatives and supporters of Ralph Nimmons are already boycotting Stop & Shop, where Nimmons died April 14 after store workers tackled him and accused him of shoplifting.

Nimmons had a heart condition, according to relatives, and the workers allegedly ignored his pleas for help.

“We want justice and we’re calling for extra witnesses so we can close in on this grand jury indictment.” said the victim’s uncle,” Bonzelee Nimmons, 59. “Please come forward.”

Investigators have activated a hotline number — 718-250-2040 — for tips and clues.

The medical examiner’s office has ruled Nimmons’ death a homicide.

The family’s attorney, Sanford Rubenstein, called the incident a “wrongful death” case after a meeting with Gonzalez.

A spokeswoman for Stop & Shop said the company was working with Gonzalez’s team.

“We remain saddened by the unfortunate event that took place at our Flatbush store on April 14, 2018, and are continuing to cooperate fully with law enforcement,” said spokeswoman Jennifer Brogan.

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