Unarmed Teenager Was Shot by a Madison Police Officer
At a news conference this afternoon in Madison, WI, the family of Tony Robinson, Jr. and their
attorneys will be discussing the $3.35 million settlement of the case, which exceeds by more than $1 million the previous record in Wisconsin for a police-officer shooting suit.
Tony Robinson, Jr. was 19 years old and unarmed when he was shot seven times on March 6, 2015 by Madison police officer Matthew Kenny.
A detailed analysis of the wrongful shooting can be found in the suit against Madison, and in the document presenting Robinson’s facts to the federal court, are posted here and here.
The news conference with Tony Robinson, Jr.’s family and attorneys will be at 12 noon today, Thursday, February 23, 2017 on the east side of the Capitol Building, corner of State, Martin Luther King, Jr. Street & E. Main Street, Madison, WI.
Attorneys for the family are David B. Owens, Anand Swaminathan and Elizabeth Mazur of the Chicago civil rights law firm Loevy & Loevy Attorneys at Law.
I was especially touched by this case as I learned this young man was the victim of an officer who should have never responded if Milwaukee police had better hiring practices, etc. David B. Owens, Anand Swaminathan and Elizabeth Mazur did a fantastic job with this case phenomenal work. Big Kudos Loevy and Loevy!
So true. Honesty and everything recegnizod.