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Lawsuit over fatal beanbag shooting by officer can go forward in Barber County case

 


A federal judge has decided to allow a wrongful death lawsuit to continue against Barber County Undersheriff Virgil Brewer, who fired a so-called “less lethal” beanbag round at close range into the chest of 42-year-old Steven Myers.

Although the judge dismissed Barber County Sheriff Lonnie Small as a defendant in the federal lawsuit, the judge ruled that the sheriff could be sued in state court, according to a court order filed Wednesday. An attorney for Myers’ family, Michael Kuckelman, said Thursday that the family plans to file suit against Sheriff Small in Barber County District C...



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