BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana’s attorney general is expected to meet Tuesday with relatives of a black man shot and killed by a white police officer in July 2016 and to inform them, or his office, to bring on one of the two officers involved in the deadly battle.
Two lawyers represent Alton Sterling, five children, say Attorney General Jeff Landry is to meet Tuesday morning with the family and family law attorneys in Baton Rouge.
Landry’s spokesman refused to comment.
The U.S. Department of Justice excluded from federal criminal prosecution almost 11 months ago.
Baton Rouge Officer Blane Salamoni shot Sterling during a fight outside a supermarket. Officer Howie Lake II helped to wrestle Sterling to the ground, but not the fire.
Mobile phone videos of the shooting on social media and sparked protests that led to almost 200 arrests.