CA11: Shooting suicidal person who posed no threat to others unreasonable

Shooting a suicidal person three times without an effort to deescalate was unreasonable. The officer came upstairs with a gun drawn without knowing of any risk to himself, and there never was. Teel v. Lozada, 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 30358 (11th Cir. Sept. 23, 2020).*

“Wheelock argues a warrantless blood draw violated his Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable search and seizure. Wheelock also waived this issue by entering a guilty plea.” Wheelock v. State, 2020 Tex. App. LEXIS 7679 (Tex. App. – Austin Sept. 23, 2020).*

Defendant’s wife consented to an entry and search even if he didn’t. “Thus, the Court is not persuaded that Officer Przybylo and Officer Huertas violated the Fourth Amendment by merely stepping over the threshold of the front door and standing next to Wang in the entryway.” United States v. Huazhi Han, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 174123 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 23, 2020).*

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