Lawsuit Claims

Lawsuit Claims Police Shooting of Veteran was Unnecessary

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — The parents of a veteran shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy in July have filed a civil lawsuit against the Elmore County sheriff.  Thirty-two-year-old Jonathan Pears was shot and killed in the front yard of his parent’s home in Wetumpka on July 28. In a statement issued Tuesday, Pears’ parents say he was having a…