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Civil Rights – Police Confrontation – Fatal Shooting – Qualified Immunity (access required)

In this action for damages resulting from a police shooting in which Deputy Andrew McNally killed Kirby Willis and accidentally wounded Kirby's cousin Bruce and Deputy John Yost, the district court finds that defendant police officers are entitled to summary judgment. Deputy McNally argues that the use of deadly force to seize Kirby was objectively reasonable ...

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