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News - April 9, 2021

Danville faces federal civil rights lawsuit for fatal police shooting

Attorneys challenge police narrative about circumstances before Tyrell Wilson's death

by Ryan J. Degan

The family of Tyrell Wilson, who was fatally shot by a Danville police officer last month, are suing the town government in federal court, claiming that not only was the killing unjust but that it was committed "with deliberation and premeditation."

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