By Lauren Fruen For Dailymail.com
Published: 00:50 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 02:41 BST, 3 September 2020
Black Lives Matter protesters have gathered outside a police precinct in Washington DC after police shot and killed an 18-year-old black man Wednesday afternoon.
The incident happened at around 4pm and comes amid nationwide unrest over police violence.
The victim has been named Deon Kay, who just turned 18. His mother Natasha told
: 'They took my baby, they just took my baby from me. I need my son back, I want my son back.'
This distraught family earlier confirmed to The Post that the victim was Deon Kay, who just turned 18.— Michael Brice-Saddler (@TheArtist_MBS) September 3, 2020
“They took my baby, they just took my baby from me,” said his mother, Natasha. “I need my son back, I want my son back.” pic.twitter.com/30d0HKs6hy
Black Lives Matter D.C. tweeted: 'Don't let MPD