Federal judge dismisses city from Darrius Stewart civil suit

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 27, 2019 6:29 PM CT
<strong>Darrius Stewart's mother, Mary Stewart, speaks to protesters outside the Criminal Justice Center Nov. 11, 2015, about her son's fatal shooting by Memphis Police officer Connor Schilling.&nbsp;</strong>(Daily Memphian file)

Darrius Stewart's mother, Mary Stewart, speaks to protesters outside the Criminal Justice Center Nov. 11, 2015, about her son's fatal shooting by Memphis Police officer Connor Schilling. (Daily Memphian file)

Court documents show the city of Memphis has been removed as a defendant from a civil suit filed by the mother of 19-year-old Darrius Stewart, who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in 2015. But the police officer who killed Stewart remains a defendant in the suit. 

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