AFRICANGLOBE - Freddie Gray's stepfather, Richard Shipley, confirmed his stepson had died. His statement was confirmed by a Shock Trauma [hospital] spokesman. According to police, Gray was first stopped by officers at 8:39am on April 12. He allegedly managed to run away but was caught one minute later and arrested. At 8:54am he was placed in the prisoner transport wagon and taken to the Western District police station. At 9:54am an ambulance was called to treat him.