Teenager shot dead by MPs reaches settlement

Lawyers for an upstate teenager say they reached a settlement with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office after the girl was “mauled by a police dog and shot five times by deputies”, the teenager’s lawyers announced on Tuesday. (The video above was produced at the time of the chase, shooting) “If law enforcement officers can shoot a frightened 16-year-old girl who had no weapon and represented no threat, it can happen to anyone,” attorney Ben Crump said. , announcing the settlement of $700,000. “This is a victory for our client and a victory for justice.” The shooting took place on August 11, 2020. To read the details released by the Sheriff’s Office at the time, click here or watch below. Lawyers for the 16-year-old girl say a K9 latched onto her and maimed her following a chase and an accident in which she was a passenger. “At this point, the deputies opened fire with no clear line of sight, hitting the unarmed minor at least five times as well as the canine officer,” a statement from the lawyers said. “The minor received multiple injuries, including a broken tibia and femur, as well as significant injuries to her feet, neck and back. The canine officer’s injuries were fatal.” “Our client was shot and nearly killed by officers who should have been protecting her,” lawyer Bakari Sellers said. “On top of that they shot and killed their own canine officer. If that’s not reckless, then I don’t know what is. “I hope this is a wake-up call for the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office,” attorney Jessica Fickling said. “Anyone who applies for a hunting license knows not to shoot something you can’t see. It’s not asking too much of law enforcement to maintain the same standard. “I hope this is a wake-up call for the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office,” Fickling said. “Anyone who applies for a hunting license knows not to shoot something you can’t see. It’s not asking too much of law enforcement to maintain the same standard. WYFF News 4 contacted the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office for a response. JT Foster of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said, “A decision was made today between the insurance companies and plaintiffs’ attorneys regarding the August 2020 shooting incident. The Division of State law enforcement has cleared the deputies involved of any wrongdoing in the case.”

Lawyers for an upstate teenager say they reached a settlement with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office after the girl was “mauled by a police dog and shot five times by deputies”, the teenager’s lawyers announced on Tuesday.

(The video above was produced at the time of the chase, filming)

“If law enforcement can shoot a frightened 16-year-old girl who had no weapon and posed no threat, then it can happen to anyone,” the crime lawyer said. personal injury Ben Crump, announcing the $700,000 settlement. “This is a victory for our client and a victory for justice.”

The shooting took place on August 11, 2020. To read details released by the Sheriff’s Office at the time, click here or watch below.

Lawyers for the 16-year-old girl say a K9 latched onto her and maimed her following a chase and an accident in which she was a passenger.

“At this point, the deputies opened fire with no clear line of sight, hitting the unarmed minor at least five times as well as the canine officer,” a statement from the lawyers said. “The minor received multiple injuries, including a broken tibia and femur, as well as significant injuries to her feet, neck and back. The canine officer’s injuries were fatal.”

“Our client was shot and nearly killed by deputies who should have protected her,” lawyer Bakari Sellers said. “On top of that they shot and killed their own canine officer. If that’s not reckless, then I don’t know what is.

“I hope this is a wake-up call for the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office,” attorney Jessica Fickling said. “Anyone who applies for a hunting license knows not to shoot something you can’t see. It’s not asking too much of law enforcement to maintain the same standard.

“I hope this is a wake-up call for the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office,” Fickling said. “Anyone who applies for a hunting license knows not to shoot something you can’t see. It’s not asking too much of law enforcement to maintain the same standard.

WYFF News 4 contacted the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office for a response.

JT Foster of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said:

“A decision was reached today between the insurance companies and plaintiffs’ attorneys regarding the August 2020 shooting incident. The State’s Law Enforcement Division has cleared the deputies involved of any wrongdoing in the matter.”

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