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Shaw v. City of Selma

Selma, Ala. officer shoots hatchet-wielding, mentally ill septuagenarian, killing him. Eleventh Circuit: Qualified immunity. Video shows he moved towards officers after refusing numerous orders to drop the hatchet.


Tags: 2018, Eleventh Circuit, Excessive Force, False Arrest, Qualified Immunity, Tort Law

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