Lawsuit filed in 2019 Killeen shooting

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KILLEEN, Texas – The family of a man who was shot and killed in Killeen in February 2019 is now filing a lawsuit.

James Scott Reed died while Killeen Police officers served a no-knock narcotics warrant at his home.

The lawsuit claims officers opened fire on Reed for no lawful reason, killing him.

It accuses the officers of using excessive force and depriving Reed of his Constitutional rights.

You can read the full lawsuit here:

The Killeen Police Department has stated previously that Reed fired at the officers first.

The police department and city have not commented about the lawsuit.

For more information, you can view our previous story here.

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