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Court Revives Officer Shooting Claim (access required)

A plaintiff whose excessive force suit alleges defendant police officer shot plaintiff as he attempted to escape a mob of local people chasing him after attacking plaintiff and his car in a parking lot can sue the officer under North Carolina tort law; the 4th Circuit reverses summary judgment for defendant officer. Statutory standard In granting summary judgment ...