"As the officers were taking the plaintiff's son to the squad car, plaintiff's dog barked at Officer Williams. Apparently startled, Williams discharged his official firearm twice in the direction of the dog. The bullet or the ricochet of the bullet struck plaintiff in the leg."The suit accuses Williams of firing his weapon in the absence of a legitimate threat and discharging a firearm contrary to police policy. Hicks is suing both Williams and the Village of Washington Park. She's seeking at least $100,000 for her injuries.
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