Utah Family Sues City, Police Officers In Killing Of Son
The parents of a Utah man who was shot and killed by police in his driveway while holding a knife have filed a lawsuit against the city of Ogden and its police department. In the lawsuit filed Wednesday, Juan and Rosa Mercado allege the officers had no reason to shoot their son because he posed no harm to the officers or anyone else and hadn’t broken any laws. Mercado's sister says he needed help that day from police and instead they killed him. In March, Weber County Attorney Chris Allred concluded the officers were justified in their use of deadly force.