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World Family of 8-Year-Old Shot During Rayshard Brooks Protests Sues Atlanta for Failing to Stop 'Vigilantes'

21:15  07 june  2021
21:15  07 june  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

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Family of 8 - year - old girl slain during Rayshard Brooks protests sues Atlanta leaders and Atlanta (CNN) The family of Secoriea Turner, the 8 - year - old fatally shot during summer protests in As protests over Brooks ' killing unfolded, the driver sought to turn around near the Wendy's and

ATLANTA (AP) — The parents of an 8 - year - old girl who was shot and killed near the site where Rayshard Brooks had been shot several weeks earlier filed a lawsuit Monday against the city of Atlanta and others. Secoriea Turner was slain on July 4, 2020, while riding in an SUV with her mother and a friend of her The lawsuit filed by Charmaine Turner and Secoriey Williamson says city leaders showed negligence in failing to remove armed vigilantes who gathered at the site along with peaceful protesters , which created a dangerous situation that led to Secoriea's death. “Secoriea should be here.

The family of an 8-year-old girl who was killed last year during protests in Atlanta recently filed a lawsuit against the city.

a group of people walking down the street: Protestors rallying together at the Wendys where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed on January 18, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Secoriea Turner was killed in the parking lot by vigilantes following protests for Brooks in July 2020. © Megan Varner/Getty Images Protestors rallying together at the Wendys where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed on January 18, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Secoriea Turner was killed in the parking lot by vigilantes following protests for Brooks in July 2020.

Secoriea Turner was shot in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta last July while protests for the police killing of Rayshard Brooks were going on throughout the city. Shots were fired at the car Turner was riding in, fatally hitting her. Brooks was shot and killed by Atlanta police in the same Wendy's parking lot a month before in June 2020.

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The parents of an 8 - year - old Atlanta girl who was shot and killed by gunmen in crowd of armed people during protests in the area are suing the city and others just one month shy of a year later, they announced on Monday. The restaurant was set on fire the day after Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed several weeks earlier. People protesting police brutality camped out at the site of his shooting during the weeks that followed. Makeshift barricades had been set up in the area, and armed men had been blocking roads and turning some drivers away.

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The lawsuit filed with the Fulton County State Court names Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Police Chief Rodney Bryant, City Councilmember Joyce Sheperd and Wendy's International.

The Turner family filed the suit claiming that the city and its leaders "were negligent in their duties by failing to remove armed vigilantes who had gathered alongside peaceful protesters at the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed," according to the complaint.

In October 2020, Mawuli Davis, a lawyer representing the Turner family, announced that they were considering taking legal action against the city of Atlanta and community leaders. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Davis gave the city 30 days to engage in negotiations for a settlement with the family. The notice also came with the threat of a $16 million lawsuit.

Atlanta parents of 8-year-old girl killed by armed group during nearby protests sue city, officials

  Atlanta parents of 8-year-old girl killed by armed group during nearby protests sue city, officials The parents of an 8-year-old Atlanta girl who was shot and killed by gunmen in crowd of armed people during protests in the area are suing the city and others just one month shy of a year later, they announced on Monday. Secoriea Turner was slain on July 4, 2020, while riding in an SUV with her mother and a friend of her mother, near the Wendy’s restaurant where Brooks, a 27-year-old Black man, was killed by a White police officer on June 12.

Brooks was shot and killed by Atlanta police in the same Wendy's parking lot a month before in June 2020. The lawsuit filed with the Fulton County State Court names Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Police Chief Rodney Bryant, City Councilmember Joyce Sheperd and Wendy's International. The Turner family filed the suit claiming that the city and its leaders "were negligent in their duties by failing to remove armed vigilantes who had gathered alongside peaceful protesters at the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was shot and killed," according to the complaint.

The family of an eight - year - old girl who was shot dead outside the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was killed by a police officer is planning to sue the city of Atlanta for million for allowing armed protesters to barricade the area in July. Secoriea Turner was gunned down on the Fourth of July while riding The family 's attorney, Mawuli Davis, said at a news conference that the city 'knew that at least on two other occasions people had been shot '. Davis said: 'They knew there were armed vigilantes blockading a public street, and they took no action.' In the notice, the attorneys said they intend to sue

"They knew there were armed vigilantes blockading a public street, and they took no action," Davis said.

At a news conference following Turner's death in July 2020, Bottoms called for justice for the young girl. Bottoms called for the violence to stop and banned protestors from gathering at the now-demolished Wendy's, according to The Post Millennial.

"Now we are demanding action for Secoriea Turner, and all other people who were shot in Atlanta last night," Bottoms said. "Enough is enough. If you want people to take us seriously and you don't want us to lose this movement, we can't lose each other."

Police said at the time of the shooting there were up to four gunmen, but only one person was arrested. Julian Conley, 19, was charged with murder and felony assault in connection with the shooting, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Conley admits to witnessing the shooting but denies that he fired the shots.

The city of Atlanta does not have liability insurance, and a successful lawsuit would take money from the city's budget. Turner's team is aware of this, according to Fox 5 Atlanta.

Newsweek reached out to the Atlanta Mayor's Office for comment but did not hear back before publication.

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