The family of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner, who was shot and killed in a hail of bullets inside her mother’s car in Atlanta last year, is now suing the city over her death.
Lawyers for the family said Monday they filed a complaint in Fulton County State Court accusing the city, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and other officials of being “negligent in their duties” to protect the girl, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
“There is no dispute that this little girl was innocent — that this family was innocent,” attorney Shean Williams said at a press conference. “Did nothing wrong. On their way home, and they lost their little one.”
Secoriea Turner’s family is suing the city of Atlanta following her shooting death.EPA
Secoriea was in her mother’s car near an Atlanta Wendy’s on July 4 when they came upon a group of armed men.
The men were part of a group protesting the June 12 police-custody death