Racial bias lawsuit over police shooting may be revived in state court

SALT LAKE CITY — A lawsuit alleging racial bias over the shooting death of a Black man at the hands of police may be revived in state court.

Attorneys for the family of Patrick Harmon Sr. filed a motion in federal court on Friday, asking a judge to send portions of the lawsuit to state court to be litigated. U.S. District Court Judge Robert Shelby last month dismissed a bulk of the Harmon family’s lawsuit, ruling the officer was “legally objectively reasonable” in shooting him back in…

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