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New $17 million lawsuit filed in MPD officer-involved shooting that killed Darrius Stewart

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A new $17 million lawsuit has been filed in the case of a Memphis man shot and killed by a Memphis police officer near...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A new $17 million lawsuit has been filed in the case of a Memphis man shot and killed by a Memphis police officer nearly four years ago.

Darrius Stewart’s mother and father agreed to drop a similarlawsuit last year after a judge ruled the city of Memphis should not beincluded.

The new suit was filed just by Stewart’s mother and it is only against officer Connor Schilling.

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Schilling, who since left the department, shot and killed 19-year-oldStewart during a traffic stop in Hickory Hill in July 2015.

A Grand Jury chose not to indict Schilling.

The lawsuit states the first bullet didn’t kill Stewart, but after some time Schilling shot again, ultimately killing Stewart.

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