No. 21-20544.

51 F.4th 125 (2022)

Jean HENDERSON; Christopher Devonte Henderson, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS; Arthur Simon Garduno, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

FILED October 12, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Bruce K. Thomas , Law Office of Bruce K. Thomas, Dallas, TX, Thomas Dean Malone , Law Offices of Dean Malone, P.C., Dallas, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Laura Beckman Hedge , Harris County Attorney's Office, Houston, TX, for Defendant-Appellee Harris County, Texas.

Suzanne Rene' Bradley, Esq. , Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney's Office for the County of Harris, Houston, TX, for Defendant-Appellee Arthur Simon Garduno.

Before Smith, Duncan, and Oldham, Circuit Judges.

Christopher Henderson fled from three officers investigating drug activity. An officer chased Henderson and commanded him to stop. Eventually, Henderson stopped and turned suddenly toward the officer. The officer feared Henderson was reaching for a weapon, so he tased him. Henderson sued Harris County and the officer. The district court dismissed...

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