No. 14-11134.

814 F.3d 721 (2016)

Tammy CASS, Individually, and as Executor of the Estate of Marcus Cass, Deceased; Matthew Cass; Jerry Cass; Kyle Cass; Nathan Cass, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. CITY OF ABILENE; Chief Of Police Stan Standridge; Chris Smith, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

February 24, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Chad Wilson Dunn, Esq. (argued), Brazil & Dunn, Houston, TX, Richard Alan Grigg , Attorney, Spivey & Grigg, L.L.P., Austin, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Kelley Kemper Messer, Esq. (argued), Assistant City Attorney, Stanley Earl Smith, Esq. , City Attorney's Office, Abilene, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before DAVIS, ELROD, and HAYNES, Circuit Judges.

Officer Chris Smith, a detective with the Abilene Police Department (APD), fatally shot Marcus Cass during the execution of a warrant to collect certain business records of Abilene Gold Exchange, where Cass worked. Cass's surviving family members (Appellants) sued the City of Abilene, along with Smith and Chief of Police Stan Standridge in...

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