A Fremont man was shot and killed in his home by poilice recently. Bryan Jones was 26 and had passed out on his parents’ couch. His parents had called the police and asked them to come help as they were “seeking help for their son.” Mr. Jones had been drinking that night.
At around 11:30 that night the police entered the Joneses home. Two flash bang devices were detonated and then two deputies fired their weapons, striking Jones at least four times. The shooting is being investigated.
The suit that was filed with the U.S. District Court and it claims that the deputies that shot Bryan Jones were incompetent and reckless. The case is filed against Sandusky County, the board of commissioners, Sheriff Kyle Overmyer and the deputies Jose and Mario Cavillo. The parents are seeking $10 millio in compensatory damages, $10 million in punitive damages and the attorney fees.
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Source: The Toledo Blade