Memorial held Sunday for Ollie Brooks

Posted at 11:34 PM, Jun 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-06 00:34:01-04

TULSA- It was a somber night for the family of a man who died after police say he was tased twice last week.

Officers say Ollie Brooks, Sr. resisted arrest, but his family is now left with many questions.

Room 226 sits above the spot where friends and family honored Ollie Brooks, Sr. and the legacy they say he left behind.

"As a family, we just want to make sure whatever happened, happened the right way.", said Ollie Brooks, Jr. 

His son says he's still looking for answers. 

Police questioned Brooks about a jaywalking misdemeanor when drug paraphernalia was found in his room.

They say he resisted arrest and was tased twice, dying moments after. Police say he had an enlarged hear, likely causing his death. 

"He had heart problem, but the treatment he had was pretty minor." said Brooks, Jr. "It wasn't like he was one foot out of the grave or anything like that."

"He was fine, he was functioning,and in the hands of the officers, he was deceased.", said We The People founder, Marq Lewis. 

Lewis helped coordinate the vigil allowing people to share condolences with the Brooks' family. 

" We wanted the community to understand that Mr. Ollie Brooks' life mattered.", said Lewis. " We just wanted to make sure that he was remembered in a positive manner, not just on what TPD wants to release information on."

His family say Brooks' legacy isn't the three numbers on his door, but the lifetime of love he gave for those around him. 

"A caring person, a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, a free spirit." said Brooks, Jr. 

2 Works for You has requested video of the tasking from police, but they say it does not exist. 

A complete autopsy is being performed. Police are waiting for that report from the state medical examinier. 

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