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Salinas Police Shooting

In an unpublished memorandum issued Monday, the Ninth Circuit agreed Salinas police officers who shot and killed a man armed only with gardening shears are not entitled to summary judgment on qualified immunity grounds – setting the stage for a jury trial in the lawsuit filed by the man’s family.

SAN FRANCISCO – In an unpublished memorandum issued Monday, the Ninth Circuit agreed Salinas police officers who shot and killed a man armed only with gardening shears are not entitled to summary judgment on qualified immunity grounds – setting the stage for a jury trial in the lawsuit filed by the man’s family.

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