Lawsuit dismissed in Tenn. police shooting
'It's clear vindication that what they did was right,' attorney said
By Kate Harrison
Chattanooga Times Free Press
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Almost two years after a man was killed when six Chattanooga police officers fired 43 bullets at him, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit brought against the city by the man's family.
In a summary judgment issued Thursday, Chief U.S. District Judge Curtis Collier disposed of the claims brought against the city by the family of Alonzo Heyward.
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