Bland Richter to Represent Family of Zachary Hammond

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Bland Richter has been retained to represent the family of unarmed Seneca, SC teenager, Zachary Hammond, who was shot and killed by Seneca Police officer on Sunday, July 26th. The case has generated serious public debate on the right of law enforcement to use lethal and deadly force during situations in which they approach automobiles with the assumption that a crime has or may occur. Below is a list of the most recent news articles covering the story that include comments from Bland Richter Attorneys. 

ABC News – Chief Insists Officer Fatally Shot Teen in Self-Defense

Examiner – Zachary Hammond police shooting: Teen shot in the back, not self-defense?

Examiner – Zachary Hammond shot from behind: SC cop fatally shot teen in back, family says

Fox Carolina – Attorney questions police account of Seneca officer-involved shooting

Greenville Online – Family’s attorney says Seneca teen shot from behind

Huffington Post – Cop Fatally Shot Teen In Back, Not In Self-Defense, Family Says

Independent Mail – Chief refuses to release officer’s name in fatal Seneca shooting

Inquisitr – Zachary Hammond Shot From Behind By Cop? South Carolina Shooting Angers Teen’s Family

Inquisitr – Zachary Hammond Shot From Behind By A Police Officer? Yes, Lawyer Says

Inquisitr – Zachary Hammond Shot From Behind By Seneca Cop? Lawyer Says White Lives Matter, Too

MintPress News – Unarmed Teen Killed By Police During Botched Marijuana Sting

Post and Courier – Shooting into cars: Fatal Seneca shooting of teen raises questions about police tactics

Post and Courier – Palmetto Sunrise: Attorney questions police account of Seneca teen’s fatal shooting

Post and Courier – Attorney calls for independent investigation of police shooting of Seneca teen

Raw Story – SC cop killed teen with two shots to the back during weed bust — and didn’t even report it: attorney

Sport Act – Zachary Hammond Shot From Behind By Police, Not In Self-Defense, Family Says ‘Details’

The Daily Herald – Chief insists officer fatally shot unarmed teen in self-defense

The Free Thought Project – Autopsy Indicates that Cop Fatally Shot Teen in the Back, Not in Self-Defense, Over Marijuana

The Guardian – July is the deadliest month of 2015 for police-related killings

The Herald – Correction: Police Shooting-Seneca story

The State – Attorney for family of Seneca teen shot, killed by police calls for grand jury investigation

The Tribune – S.C. police chief defends officer in fatal shooting of teen

WYFF 4 – Police chief defends fatal shooting of teen by officer; Zachary Hammond killed during police stop, investigators say