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Sat Apr 17, 2021, 06:11 PM

Family to sue after Black man killed by MS police. Lawyers helped George Floyd's family

The same law firm that represented George Floyd’s family in his death under the knee of a police officer in Minnesota announced on Friday it plans to sue the Gulfport Police Department for the death of an unarmed Black man in February 2020.

Leonard Parker, 53, was a father of six, combat Army veteran and long-time employee at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Georgia when a Gulfport police officer shot and killed him on Feb. 1, 2020.

The officer who killed Parker was cleared by a Harrison County grand jury, according to a partial report released April 5.

The name of the officer has not been released.

The grand jury did not hear from what the attorneys referred to as one key witness — a passenger in the vehicle with Parker when police shot and killed him.

Read more: https://www.sunherald.com/news/local/crime/article250705824.html
(Gulfport Sun Herald)

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Reply Family to sue after Black man killed by MS police. Lawyers helped George Floyd's family (Original post)
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sheshe2 Apr 2021 #1

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Sat Apr 17, 2021, 06:22 PM

1. It is a good firm.

They did a good job prosecuting Chauvin. Let's hope the jury agrees.

They can help Parker's family as well.

We need justice.

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