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Easley v. City of Riverside

Allegation: Man flees from traffic stop on foot, clutching his waistband. He flings away an object, which turns out to be a gun. Several seconds later, a Riverside, Calif. officer shoots him in the back, paralyzing him. Ninth Circuit (over a dissent): Qualified immunity.


Tags: 2018, Ninth Circuit, Police, Qualified Immunity

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