UPDATE 3/21: Family Sues County, Police for Shooting Death

Updated 3/21
According to this story from today's Metro section, the Culosi family filed their lawsuit yesterday in federal court.

Updated 1/12
An article in today's Metro section provides details from a report by the Fairfax County Police Department on the shooting in January, 2006.

Updated 1/5/07
An attorney for Salvatore and Anita Culosi has written a letter to Board of Supervisor's Chairman Gerald E. Connolly (D) as required by state law before the filing of a wrongful death lawsuit. The Post's article is here.

Originally posted 1/27/06

Fairfax County police were using SWAT tactics when an officer accidentally fired his weapon, killing the unarmed suspect of a gambling investigation on Tuesday night. Now the victim's father wants to know how this happened and why such tactics were necessary in the first place. Read the latest article here.

By  |  March 21, 2007; 10:27 AM ET  | Category:  Crime , Public Safety
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