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Civil Rights – Excessive Force – Reach For Taser – Gunshot In Elbow (access required)

A Maryland deputy who reached for his Taser, but grabbed his Glock instead when he tried to execute a warrant after defendant failed to appear on a child support-related charge, has qualified immunity from the man’s suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, but not under state law, for injuries from being shot in the elbow, ...

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