Family of Jamarion Robinson file federal lawsuit against officers

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The family of a man shot 76 times by police during an attempted fugitive arrest in East Point continue to have questions regarding the case.

Jamarion Robinson’s family was joined by civil rights advocates on Wednesday. Attorneys announced they have filed a lawsuit against the officers responsible for the shooting.

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The case of Jamarion Robinson reached headlines when the U.S. Marshal's Task Force hunted him down to the Parkside at Camp Creek off Washington Road the afternoon of Aug. 5 believing he was the suspect who days earlier had drawn a gun at Atlanta officers before running off.

Before his death, Robinson was majoring in biology at Tuskegee University and was also a member of the football team.

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