Walgreens Security Guard Targeted Victim for Being Black and Gay, Lawsuit Claims

Nicole Rojas
May 10, 2019 - 5:00

The family of a man who was shot and killed by a Walgreens security guard after being suspected of shoplifting believes he was targeted for being Black and gay. The family of Jonathan Hart have filed a wrongful death lawsuit.   The lawsuit, which was filed with the Los Angeles County Superior Court on April 26 by Hart’s twin sister Psykyssyanna, claims the 21-year-old was “maliciously, wrongfully, intentionally, negligently and/or carelessly” shot and killed in December 2018 by Donald Vincent Ciota II,

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