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Knowlton v. Richland County, Ohio

Family calls police for help with mentally ill son, who they believe has a gun; Richland County, Ohio police shoot him dead in a bedroom. The officers say they heard a loud pop, so they fired; nothing that could have produced a gunshot-like sound is found near the body. Sixth Circuit: No qualified immunity.


Tags: 2018, Firearms, Police, Qualified Immunity, Sixth Circuit

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