HSR’s $20 Million Dollar Claim On Behalf Of An Unarmed Man Killed By The LAPD Is Covered In Media Outlets Across The Country

Last Thursday, HSR partners Dan Stormer and Joshua Piovia-Scott, along with co-counsel, filed a $20 million dollar claim against the LAPD on behalf of Charly Keunang’s family. Charly was killed by the LAPD on March 1, 2015. He was homeless, unarmed, and alone, and was shot six times after being confronted by six LAPD officers. The killing was captured on video and seen by millions of people around the world.

The filing received significant media coverage, including a number of television news stories and an Associated Press story that was carried by approximately 75 news outlets around the world. Check out the links below to see some of the coverage:

Los Angeles TV & Radio

NBC Los Angeles (video) – Family’s Lawsuit Alleges Skid Row Shooting Was “Cop-Created Killing”

CBS Los Angeles (video) – Family of Slain Cameroonian File $20M Claim in Deadly Skid Row Shooting

CBS Los Angeles (Video) – Family of Homeless Man Killed in Skid Row Police Shooting Files $20M Claim

ABC 7 Los Angeles (video) – Family of Homeless Man Killed by LAPD Files $20M Claim Against Los Angeles

KMEX Univision 34 – Policia de Los Angeles tendra que enfrentar una nueva demanda por $20 millones

KAZA Azteca America (video) – Familia del hombre en situacion de calle que murio a manos de LAPD demando a LA

KPCC – Family of Unarmed Skid Row Man Killed by LAPD Files $20 M Legal Claim

Los Angeles Print

Los Angeles Times – Family of Man Slain by Police on Skid Row Files $20-Million Claim

     Coverage also ran in: CT Now, Daily Me, Fox 2 KTVU

Los Angeles Times – Homeless Services Commissioner Calls For Probe of Skid Row Shooting

Los Angeles Magazine – Skid Row Shooting Victim’s Family Begins Legal Proceedings Against the LAPD

La Opinion – Familia de hombre baleado por agentes demanda por $20 millones

Los Angeles Daily News – Family of Man Fatally Shot on Skid Row by LAPD to Discuss $20 Million Suit Against Los Angeles

Wave Newspapers – Family of Skid Row Shooting Victim Files $20 Million Claim


Associated Press – Family of Man Slain by Police on Skid Row Files $20M Claim

     Coverage also ran in: The New York Times, The Sacramento Bee, The Fresno Bee, Ventura County Star, Kentucky.com, Merced Sun Star, The Modesto Bee, ABC News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Vida en el Valle, ABC 6 News, The Miami Herald, Omaha.com, CBS 7, Seattle Pi, Blue Ridge Now, Times Union, San Luis Obispo Tribune, CNS News, Myrtle Beach Online, KMPH Fox 26, Police One.com, mymotherlode.com, The Gadsden Times, KSBY, The Guardian, San Francisco Chronicle, Beaumont Enterprise, Houston Chronicle, Pendleton Times-Post, KTVN, Daily Mail, Star Tribune, Big News Network, Reading Eagle, Herald Online, The Daily Journal, Fox News, My Northwest, San Antonio Express-News, The Washington Timesgoupstate.com, Yahoo!News India, The Herald, The News & Observer, Townhall.com, The Dispatch, Tri-City Herald, CBS 8, Diario De Yucatan, The Wichita Eagle, The Charlotte Observer, Star News Online, Winona Daily News, KSL.com, TDS, Find Law, WRAL.com, Cameroon Online, My San Antonio, New Jersey Herald, Twin Cities, newstimes.com, The ReporterOcala Star BannerTimes-Herald Online, Newsflash News, AZ Daily Sun, New Milford Spectrum, Herald Tribune, JournalStar.com, Daily Camera, WSOC TV,

Time Magazine – Family of Homeless Man Killed in L.A. Police Shooting Files $20 Million Claim

Statesman – Family of Homeless Man Killed in L.A. Police Shooting Files $20 Million Claim

Newsweek – Family of Homeless Man Killed by LAPD Demands Criminal Charges Against Officers

Reuters – Family Files $20 Million Claim Against Los Angeles In Police Shooting

610 KDAL – Family files $20 million claim against Los Angeles in police shooting

The Associated Press – Smartphone App Aims to Preserve Videos of Police Encounters

WAFB News 9 – 9 News at Noon (video)

KESQ – News Channel 3 at 11 PM (video)

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