West Texas boy killed after shootout with police
April 5, 2010 at 10:04 a.m.
Updated June 21, 2010 at 1:21 a.m.
SIERRA BLANCA, Texas (AP) - The family of a 14-year-old runaway killed in a shootout with law enforcement earlier this year plans to sue county and state officials involving in the shooting.
Anthony Lucas died in an April 4 standoff with Hudspeth County deputies and Texas Parks and Wildlife officers. Gary Hill, attorney for his family, says the family has offered to settle the wrongful death suit for $10 million. If a settlement isn't reached, Hill says the family will sue.
State and county officials have declined to discuss the case.
Information from: El Paso Times, http://www.elpasotimes.com