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Lawsuits filed against Waukegan, police officers after fatal shooting of 19-year-old

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WAUKEGAN, Ill. - A 20-year-old woman who was seriously injured when a Waukegan police officer shot her and killed her boyfriend is suing the officer who opened fire and the officer who initially questioned them minutes earlier. The family of her boyfriend has also filing a lawsuit.
Tafara Williams' lawsuit was filed late Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Chicago against the officer who fired the shots the night of Oct. 20, the officer who stopped the couple earlier that evening, and the city of Waukegan. The famiky of 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette, who was fatally shot, filed a federal...
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Officer shot during Brenna Taylor raid countersues her boyfriend

Officer shot during Brenna Taylor raid countersues her boyfriend

1 month ago   |   By WLKY

The Louisville Metro Police Department officer who was shot during the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment is now suing her boyfriend.
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Louisville police officer files lawsuit against Breonna Taylor's boyfriend

Louisville police officer files lawsuit against Breonna Taylor's boyfriend

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A Kentucky police officer has filed a lawsuit against Breonna Taylor's boyfriend.
In the lawsuit, Louisville Metro Police Sergeant Jonathan Mattingly claimed he was shot in the thigh by Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, during the police search in Taylor's home.
He alleges that the shot was "outrageous, intolerable and offends all accepted standards of decency or morality."
The lawsuit accuses Walker of battery, assault and emotional distress.
Walker's attorney, Steve Romines, called the legal action a "baseless attempt to further victimize and harass Kenny."
Kenny...
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