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White officers who fatally shot Black man dropped from suit

 

September 30, 2020



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Two white Topeka police officers who fatally shot a Black man as he fled from them after a struggle that revealed he was armed have been removed from a federal lawsuit accusing them of using excessive force.

A second count in the lawsuit brought by the family of Dominique White, which contends the city failed to train its police officers adequately, continues to move forward. A trial date hasn't been set.

U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree on Monday described the case as "particularly difficult," but that it wasn't clearly established that Officers Justin Mackey and M...



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