Monday, September 28, 2015, Bland Richter filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force the release of evidence that could answer what happened when Zachary Hammond, a Seneca teen was fatally shot by a police officer.
Bland said the lawsuit would allow him and Hammond’s parents, Paul and Angie Hammond, to get access to evidence in the shooting, including dashboard video and audio recordings. Other evidence Bland said would become available included depositions of the Seneca police chief, Tiller and others at the shooting along with investigative files from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.
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