Four years after someone shot her son at a bus stop in Oakland, the mother of the victim said at a news conference Thursday morning that she wants to face the gunman.

Patrick Scott Jr. was fatally shot while waiting at the bus stop at 62nd Street and Market Street in Oakland. on Feb. 3, 2018. (Photo courtesy of FBI via Bay City News)

Standing on the corner at 62nd and Market streets, where 27-year-old Patrick Scott Jr. was shot, Carol Ferguson Jones said she also wants the gunman to look his mother in the eye and tell her that he shot Scott.

Ferguson Jones harbors no ill will against the shooter, she said.

“I want him to have peace and joy,” she said, but she wants “justice,” too.

“I want him to serve his time,” Ferguson Jones said.

Ferguson Jones’s pastor Ray Williams of Morning Star Baptist Church in Oakland said keeping the story in the public’s eye is a good thing.

Scott was shot while waiting for AC Transit bus No. 88 on the morning of Feb. 3, 2018. He was going to his grandmother’s house.

Scott was shot at least once at the bus stop. Then he ran north on Market Street toward 63rd Street as the gunman followed and continued shooting, Ferguson Jones said.

‘Breathe baby, just breathe’

His mother heard gunshots four to five minutes after Scott left the house. She went outside and saw her son staggering up 63rd Street.

When she got to her son, she told him, “Breathe baby, just breathe.”

He was trying to describe the gunman. Ferguson Jones took Scott to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.

She criticized Oakland police Thursday, saying police did not respond at any time, even when she was at Children’s Hospital.

Police did not immediately respond to the criticism.

Ferguson Jones described her son as having an intellectual disability. She described Scott as a “gentle giant” who was not “street prone.”

Ferguson Jones is hoping someone will step up and help investigators solve the case, which Oakland police said Thursday is still a priority.

“This is not a cold case,” Oakland police victim’s specialist Brigitte Cook said.

Cook said Scott’s whole family has been affected by his death, not just his mother.

“Our hearts go out to the family and mother,” City Councilman Dan Kalb said at the news conference.

Searching for a lead

The FBI is offering up to $20,000 to the person who provides information leading to the arrest of the person or people who killed Scott. Oakland police are offering $10,000 for information.

Ferguson Jones said the family is also offering a reward of more than $45,000.

Police did not say Thursday afternoon whether they have any leads in the case.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to please call the Oakland Police Department’s homicide section at 510-238-3821 or the FBI’s San Francisco division at 415-553-7400. Tips can also be made online. Tips can be made anonymously.