Sheila McNeil watched the television newscasts from her Overtown apartment with a deep pain in her gut.
The shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., hit close to home.
“I know that mom is going through hell right now just trying to understand,” she says.
Three years, ago, her son Travis McNeil was killed by Miami police officer Reynaldo Goyos during a traffic stop. Travis McNeil was 28. He was not armed.