Trial begins in lawsuit over 2016 shooting death of teen by former Benton police officer

Parents say shooting of their 17-year-old son was unjustified

Jury selection and opening statements marked the start Monday of the trial in a lawsuit filed against the city of Benton, a former Benton police officer — who has since joined the Arkansas State Police — and the former Benton police chief by the parents of a 17-year-old boy who...

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