No. 06-2495.

487 F.3d 482 (2007)

Debra JENKINS, Mother, Special Administrator and Personal Representative of the Estate of Larry Jerome Jenkins, Estate of Larry Jerome Jenkins, Briana L. Jenkins-Benning, Decedent's Minor Child, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Jon BARTLETT, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 23, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James D. Montgomery, Cochran, Cherry, Givens, Smith & Montgomery, Chicago, IL, Willie J. Nunnery (argued), Madison, WI, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Susan E. Lappen (argued), Milwaukee City Attorney's Office, Milwaukee, WI, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and POSNER and RIPPLE, Circuit Judges.

RIPPLE, Circuit Judge.

Debra Jenkins, on behalf of the estate of her son, Larry Jenkins, filed this action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Jon Bartlett, a police officer in the Milwaukee Police Department ("MPD"). She alleged that Officer Bartlett had violated Mr. Jenkins' constitutional rights through the use of excessive force when he shot and killed Mr. Jenkins as he attempted to flee custody.1 Ms. Jenkins also brought § 1983...

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