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By Alex Groves
Associate Editor 

Family of Temecula teen killed in officer involved shooting files suit, expected to go to trial in May

 

Last updated 3/16/2018 at 6:43am

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The family of Matthew Tucker, an 18-year-old who was killed in an officer involved shooting in 2016, is seeking compensatory and punitive damages in a federal lawsuit against the Riverside County Sheriff's Department. The suit is going to trial later this year.

The family of an 18-year-old who was shot and killed by Riverside County sheriff's deputies inside his Temecula home has filed a lawsuit alleging the deputies didn't handle the situation appropriately, used excessive force and violated the teen's constitutional rights.

The suit, filed in United States District Court by the family of Matthew Tucker, names Investigator Michael Hamilton and Deputy Rosa Calderon; other deputies and supervisorial officers within the sheriff's department; and the county as defendants. It's expected to go to trial in May, said Darryl Exum, the family's attorney....



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