Hawa Bah

Hawa Bah, with her attorney Randolph McLaughlin speaks at a press conference announcing a lawsuit against New York City for the deadly police shooting of her son, Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Sues City

The lawsuit was filed Monday in Manhattan federal court. It seeks unspecified damages for the September 2012 killing of 28-year-old Mohamed Bah, shot in his Morningside Heights home.


City leaders join family of Mohamed Bah at news conference Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Lawyer: Grand Jury To Hear Case Of Deadly Police Shooting In Coming Months

The family said they want to know why officers entered the apartment even though Mohamed Bah was inside alone. They also said officers should have allowed Mohamed’s mother to talk to her son through the door.


Hawa Bah mourns her son, who was shot and killed by police in Sept. 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Fatally Shoot Man They Say Attacked Them With Knife In Morningside Heights

Hawa Bah, the mother of the man who was killed, is now demanding answers from police.