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Today is the funeral  for Walter Scott the latest police shooting victim from South Carolina.  Walter Scott, have requested Al Sharpton NOT come to the funeral service. Sources claim that the family has stated that they did not want the same “circus attention” that Ferguson underwent for several weeks according to the New York Daily Mail..

“We don’t want another Ferguson type of circus here,” a source close to the Scott family told The Daily News.

Scott family attorney Chris Stewart said they appreciate Sharpton’s support but “the funeral is only going to be close family members.”

“The Reverend Al has called and expressed his support and condolences,” said Stewart. “The family is very appreciative.”

But Al Sharpton has says there is no truth to this story:

“There has never been a discussion about me attending or participating in the funeral on Saturday, since everyone knows that [National Action Network’s] convention with thousands of delegates is happening in New York and doesn’t end until Saturday night.”

Sharpton scheduled to appear at a church in North Charleston, South Carolina, the scene of the incident, to preach and lead a vigil the day after the funeral.

Do you agree with the family’s point of view?