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Jorge Gomez's family files federal lawsuit

Video Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
Published 3 weeks ago - Duration: 00:33s

Jorge Gomez's family files federal lawsuit

The family of a man shot and killed by police have officially filed a federal lawsuit against the department.

Jorge Gomez was shot by officers in downtown during a Black Lives Matter protest in June.

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Jorge Gomez's family files federal lawsuit

THE FAMILY OF A MAN SHOT ANDKILLED BY METRO POLICE -HAVE OFFICIALLY FILED AFEDERAL LAWSUIT AGAINST THEDEPARTMENT.JORGE GOMEZ WAS SHOT BYOFFICERS IN DOWNTOWN-- DURING A'BLACK LIVES MATTER' PROTEST INJUNE.POLICE SAY THE -25-YEAR-OLD WASCARRYING SEVERAL GUNS ANDWEARING FULL BODY ARMOR.THE LAWSUIT STATES THAT GOMEZWAS RUNNING AWAY WHEN OFFICERSSHOT AT HIM - -AND THATOFFICERS MAY HAVE 'OVERREACTED'WHEN THEY HEARD GUNSHOTS ANDSAW GOMEZ RUNNING.INVESTIGATORS SAY HE RAISED HISGUN AT THEM.....SHORTLY BEFORE BEING SHOT.GOMEZ'S FAMILY DENIES THOSECLAIMS.INVESTIGATION-VMETRO POLICE - AREINVESTIGATING A HOMICIDE NEAR

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