Back in May, Betty Shelby found not guilty of first-degree manslaughter in fatal shooting of unarmed Terence Crutcher.
The administrator for the estate of Terence Crutcher has filed a civil suit against Officer Betty Shelby who was acquitted of manslaughter in connection with Crutcher’s death.
The suit, brought by Austin Bond, administrator of the estate, and filed by Crutcher family attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons, argues that Crutcher “was unjustly seized when he was unnecessarily shot and killed without probable cause.”
Crutcher died Sept. 16, 2016 when Shelby encountered him while en route to another call. His SUV was stopped in the middle of the road and 911 callers reported he was acting erratic. Shelby testified that she believed he was on drugs and when he wo