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Shooting Was Unlawful, Lawsuit Against City Alleges

Angela Woodall, Oakland Tribune, May 9, 2008
The family of 20-year-old Gary King Jr., who was killed by a police officer last year, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city, saying the use of deadly force against him wasunjustified and unlawful. No amount has been specified in the lawsuit, but attorney Michael Haddad, who is representing the family, said he expected it to be a multimillion-dollarclaim.

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