Family of Kimani Gray, the Brooklyn teen killed by cops, files federal lawsuit against officers

BY Oren Yaniv / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:45 PM

The family of a Brooklyn teen who was killed by cops last year filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the officers who shot him and medics they claim could have saved him.

The death of 16-year-old Kimani Gray — who was armed with a gun — sparked street riots in East Flatbush and criticism of police tactics.

Cops said he was aiming the weapon at them but that is contradicted by Kimani’s wounds that were mostly to his back, said family lawyer Kenneth Montgomery.

He also said the teen was denied immediate medical treatment and that “there’s a possibility this young man could have lived.”

 

 

Read more here: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/family-brooklyn-teen-shot-cops-files-federal-lawsuit-article-1.1761808#ixzz2zYT48FTz

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