The Las Vegas Sun is reporting that the Erik Scott Family has filed a state court lawsuit against Cosco as a result of the shooting of Erik Scott July 10, 2010. It is case no. Case No. A-12-663162-C.
They had filed and dropped a federal court suit against the Las Vegas police in March 2012. Here is a Las Vegas Review-Journal article about why the suit against the police was dropped.
In January, 2011, one of the officers involved in the shooting was charged with indicted for giving a weapon to the person under a disability, i.e., a convicted felon. According to a news report, he had accepted a pea to a misdemeanor and had been fined $2000 in District Court. In May 2011, he was indicted on another charge of giving a weapon to a person under a weapons disability. Las Vegas Sun article here. A later news article in December 2011 from the Las Vegas Sun says the trial was set then delayed.
Two of the other officers in the Erik Scott shooting have recieved national honors as police officers, according to CBS News Las Vegas.
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