Akai Gurley: Family of Black Man Shot Dead by New York Police Sues City

The family of Akai Gurley, the unarmed man fatally shot by New York City police in an unlit housing project stairwell in 2014, has filed suit against the city.
Gurley’s partner, Kimberly Ballinger, brought the suit, which was filed in Brooklyn supreme court on Thursday. She is suing on behalf of his estate and their two-year-old daughter, Akaila Gurley.