A federal jury has denied a damage award to the family of a Livingston man who was shot and killed by police in January 2016.
The estate of Sean Patrick O’Brien filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Livingston and the officers involved in 2018. The family argued police were negligent, used excessive force and violated department policies.
The family said O’Brien was trying to run away when he was shot. But the city argued O’Brien charged at officers with a knife in his hand.
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