Exclusive: Andre Hill's family speaks out

Officials calling for the officer to be fired, as the family of Andre Hill, a Black man killed by police, say that's not enough.
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police shooting of a black man in Columbus, Ohio. The police chief calling for the officer to be fired as the family of Andre hill says that's not enough. ABC's Stephanie Ramos joins us now with an exclusive interview with hill's family. Stephanie, good morning. Reporter: Whit, good morning. The day after the shooting of Andre hill, the police union released a statement calling for due process. However, the hill family is demanding justice now. I couldn't believe it was him. It's still unbelievable. Reporter: This morning, a family's heartbreak after 47-year-old Andre hill was fatally shot by a Columbus, Ohio, police officer. His daughter still struggling to break the news to her children who affectionately referred to their grandfather as big daddy. They still don't know. They're innocent kids. They don't know what's going on. They think big daddy is at work. They don't understand this. Reporter: Police body camera footage shows hill approaching an officer who responded to a nonemergency call. Here you can see him holding a cell phone in his left hand. His right hand was not visible. At this point officer Adam coy, a 19-year veteran, raises his weapon and fires instead of helping a wounded hill, he shouts commands. Put your Hands off to the side. These cops are too aggressive. They are cussing at my dad after they shot him. If you watch the video, you can hear gasping for his last breaths and they're just cussing at him to put his hands behind his back and move his hands and he's laying there shot. Reporter: The officer only turning on his body camera after the shooting. This video automatically capturing 60 seconds prior to that moment but without audio. They shoot a man who he was igating a noise disturbance. This wasn't some criminal call, some emergenl. This was a nonemergency call. Reporter: On Thursday, Columbus police chief Tom Quinlan calling for officer coy's termination. Some may calla rush to judgment, it is not. We have an officer who Viola his oath to comply with the rules and policies of the Columbus division of police. This violation cost an innocent man his life. Reporter: Protesters rallying for justice Thursday. Black lives matter. Reporter: Hill's grieving family say they want coy behind bars. I not only want justice for Andre, I want justice for everyone who has been done wrong. I need for him to do time. Reporter: Hill's devastated relatives remember his love for life. Do your thing, y'all have your fun and enjoy yourselves. Life is grand. Peace. He was definitely a family ma he loved family gatherings. He loved to cook. His energy would just change when you walked in the room, you know. I'm going to miss talking to him and miss hearing him call me and just being there for me. ABC news has reached out to officer coy multiple times for comment and we have not heard back. There is a press conference scheduled for later this afternoon held by attorney Ben crump. He has been hired by the hill family and then on Monday the Columbus department of public safety, which oversees the police department, will hold a hearing to consider the police chief's recommendations that that officer who fired those fatal shots at hill be Eva.

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