NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The family of an unarmed Brooklyn man shot by police in November has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against New York City.
The lawsuit, filed Thursday, names the officer who shot Akai Gurley, his partner and the city’s Housing Authority.READ MORE: Gov. Kathy Hochul: State Police To Be Sent To New York City To Help NYPD Combat Gun Violence
Kimberley Ballinger, 28, was Gurley’s domestic partner. Ballinger is suing on behalf of their 2-year-old daughter, Akaila.