TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Legal professionals for the household of a black Topeka man fatally shot by police say the town is making an attempt to stop his mother and father from viewing officers’ physique digital camera footage.
Lawyer Gillian Cassell-Stiga stated Monday that the town initially agreed to permit Dominque White’s mother and father to see the physique digital camera footage. However she stated the town later stated Kansas regulation permits it’s seen solely by White’s 4 youngsters, who vary in age from three to thirteen.
Cassell-Stiga referred to as that place “solely ridiculous.”
Metropolis spokeswoman Molly Hadfield stated Kansas regulation permits mother and father to view footage when a minor is the topic. Additionally heirs or property directors can view footage involving somebody who has died. She stated talks with the household are ongoing.
The 30-yr-previous White was shot Sept. 28 by two nonetheless-unidentified officers.