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Lodi Veteran's Family Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against City

 
Lodi Veteran's Family Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Against City
Posted Friday, April 4th 2014 @ 6pm  by KFBK News

The family of an Army veteran shot and killed by Lodi officers has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and police department.

The Sacramento Bee reports attorney Mark Merin says the statements from 17 witnesses to the January confrontation contradict a police account.

Witnesses say the man didn't have a knife in his hand and was not threatening.

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