Multi-million dollar lawsuit filed against Antioch police for unnecessary force

Aerial shot of Antioch neighborhood where Anthony Mabutas, Jr. was shot in June, 2014.

A 19 year-old man shot by Antioch police filed a $2 million lawsuit against the city. The suit claims police used unnecessary force when they shot Anthony Mabutas, Jr. in the stomach in June of this year.

Investigators say Mabutas was armed with a handgun while outside a house on Sycamore Drive and then ran from officers. Mabutas' attorney says he was unarmed, made no threats and that the police didn't say anything before shooting him.
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