Yet Another Lawsuit Beleaguers Against Sierra Madre PD

Jason Jensen, 46, is seeking damages in federal court after a Sierra Madre police officer shot him. The incident occurred in the back of a vehicle officers impounded not realizing there was a person inside.

The officer, Henry Amos was caught by surprise when he found Jensen sleeping in the back of the hatchback after the vehicle had been towed to the Sierra Madre Police dept.  Amos fired his service weapon at Jensen as a result.

Jensen’s lawsuit names the city, the police department, and Officer Amos, and claims Mr. Jensen suffered from violations of his constitutional rights, assault and battery and negligence.

The City of Sierra Madre has until the first week in November to respond to the suit.

FULL STORY: http://sierramadreweekly.com/latest-news/yet-another-lawsuit-beleaguers-against-sierra-madre-pd/

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