Family of Black Man Fatally Shot by Officer at Alabama Mall Files Lawsuit Against City

Maria Perez
Dec 3, 2019 - 3:00
Family of Black Man Fatally Shot by Officer at Alabama Mall

The family of a Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Alabama last year has filed a lawsuit for wrongful death. April Pipkins, the mother of Emantic "EJ" Fitzgerald Bradford Jr., filed a lawsuit in the Northern District of Alabama against a Hoover Police Department officer - whose name has not been released - and the city of Hoover. The suit alleges the officer did not use verbal commands before he discharged his weapon and killed Bradford. Quick Facts about the Shooting and the Lawsuit

  • Bradford, 21, was shopping at the Riverchase Galleria mall in Hoover, Alabama, on November 22, 2018, when Erron...

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