Tyre Nichols' parents are speaking out following the release of police camera footage that shows the tragic events leading up to their son's death. 

The footage, which was released to the public on Monday, shows Tyre being pulled over by police for a routine traffic stop. 

However, the situation quickly escalates and Tyre is shot multiple times by the officer.

However, the situation quickly escalates and Tyre is shot multiple times by the officer.

They have called for a thorough investigation into the actions of the officer involved and have demanded justice for their son.

"We are devastated by the loss of our son," said Tyre's mother, speaking to the press. 

"He was a kind, loving, and innocent young man who did not deserve to be killed in such a senseless and violent manner."

The father of Tyre Nichols added, "We want to know why this officer felt the need to use such excessive force against our son. 

We want to know why this officer felt the need to take Tyre's life."

The family has also called for the release of the officer's name and for the officer to be held accountable for their actions.