In April, the autopsy report confirms police shot the Jones 23 times, nearly eight times in the back, five times in his chest, once in the head, among other places.
"We know all too well that justice delayed is justice denied," said George Rutherford with the Jefferson County Chapter of the NAACP.
Two local NAACP chapters are continuing to fight for justice for the death of 50-year-old Wayne Jones and now, they're taking it to the federal level.
As we've reported, on March 13, 2013, Jones was walking in the roadway of South Queen Street, when officers approached him. Jones told officers he had a weapon and did stab an officer after a short foot pursuit, that’s when officers teased Jones twice and then discharged their guns.
Since then, a Berkeley County grand jury declined an indictment on the five officers involved last October. The family has filed a civil lawsuit but they said more needs to be done
"Nothing has been done so it's very important we have this type of national intervention in this that will appreciate the type of shooting that this was," said Sherman Lambert, Jones' family attorney.
Chapter members say they're pushing for a federal grand jury to investigate Jones' death.
"And now since the grand jury,
Members also want a special committee to review police training in
"We're asking the governor to make sure that all police departments that are trained by the
NAACP members said they're also pushing for new legislation that would set up citizens review board to help investigate these type of incidents.
The Martinsburg Police department declined to comment on the matter and we reached out to the Martinsburg City Attorney and haven't heard back.