No. 23-5193.

83 F.4th 1029 (2023)

LaRhonda Dunlap PEREZ, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Bryan SIMPSON, Officer, Defendant, Josh Patrick, Officer, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided and Filed: October 11, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

ON BRIEF: Jason Bell , BELL, HESS & VAN ZANT, PLC, Elizabethtown, Kentucky, for Appellant. Aaron Bentley , Louisville, Kentucky, for Appellee.

Before: KETHLEDGE, THAPAR, and MATHIS, Circuit Judges.


When Officer Josh Patrick tried to arrest LaRhonda Perez, she ran. After a chase, Perez suddenly stopped at a street, and Officer Patrick tased her. Perez sued, alleging Officer Patrick used excessive force. The district court denied him qualified immunity. Because Officer Patrick's appeal rests on a factual...

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