Mother of man fatally shot by Memphis police in 2018 files federal lawsuit

By Updated: April 26, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: April 25, 2019 3:42 PM CT

The mother of a man shot and killed by Memphis police in April 2018 has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the police department, saying the officers who killed her son used excessive force and violated his civil and constitutional rights.


Memphis Police Department officer-involved shooting Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.

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