No. 17-11694.

884 F.3d 1093 (2018)

Edward SHAW, as Personal Representative of the estate of Ananias Shaw, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CITY OF SELMA, an Alabama Municipal Corporation, Chief William Riley, in his official and individual capacity, Officer Desmond Williams, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

March 7, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Henry Sanders , Chestnut Sanders & Sanders, LLC, Selma, AL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Rick A. Howard , April W. McKay , Holtsford Gilliland Higgins Hitson & Howard, PC, Montgomery, AL, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before ED CARNES, Chief Judge, BLACK, Circuit Judge, and MAY, District Judge.

A Selma Police officer shot and killed Ananias Shaw, who was coming toward him with a hatchet. Shaw's estate brought 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claims for excessive force and false arrest and state law tort claims against Officer Desmond Williams, former Selma Police Chief William Riley, and the City of Selma. The district court...

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