Georgia Officer Sued in Fatal Shooting of Fleeing Man
A former Georgia police officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a fleeing man now faces a lawsuit as well.
A wrongful death lawsuit was filed Monday in coastal Camden County on behalf of a minor daughter of 33-year-old Tony Green, who died after being shot multiple times June 20.
The suit seeks unspecified monetary damages from the city of Kingsland and from Zechariah Presley, who was fired as a Kingsland police officer after being charged with Green's death. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has said Presley and Green had a brief confrontation right before Green tried to run and Presley opened fire. Presley is white and Green was black.
Presley's attorney, Adrienne Browning, and Kingsland city attorney Stephen Kinney did not immediately return phone messages Tuesday.