Jordan Edwards' Mother Joins Civil Suit; Seeks Damages From Slain Teen's Father, Stepmother

The mother of slain Mesquite 15-year-old Jordan Edwards Friday filed to formally join the lawsuit against the city of Balch Springs and its former police officer, Roy Oliver, who killed her son with a rifle on April 29.Shaunkeyia Stephens' assertions against the city and Oliver mirror those previously filed in U.S. District Court by her son's father, Odell Edwards. The suit alleges that the city did not train its officers properly and engaged in a cover-up after her son was shot as he tried to leave a house party in the city.Oliver was fired from the city and was charged with murder.The civil suit was also filed on behalf of another of Stephens' minor sons, who was also in the car at the time of the shooting.  Continue reading...

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