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SWAT Raid

A federal court in Texas dismissed federal civil rights claims brought against Texas police officials over the tragic death of an 84-year-old, wheelchair-bound woman who was shot during a SWAT raid as officials were trying to serve a mental health warrant on her son. However, the court remanded the estate’s state law claims for wrongful death and negligence.

SAN ANTONIO — A federal court in Texas dismissed federal civil rights claims brought against Texas police officials over the tragic death of an 84-year-old, wheelchair-bound woman who was shot during a SWAT raid as officials were trying to serve a mental health warrant on her son. However, the court remanded the estate’s state law claims for wrongful death and negligence.  

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