Martavious Banks files $10 million federal lawsuit against city, officers

By Updated: September 18, 2019 11:31 AM CT | Published: September 18, 2019 11:31 AM CT

Martavious Banks, 26, shot by Memphis police during a traffic stop, has filed a $10 million civil lawsuit in federal court against the officers and the city. The suit claims excessive force was used during the incident and that his constitutional rights were violated. 

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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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