| July 12, 2013|
Shooting trial delayed after W.Va. trooper files appeal
By Kate White for the Charleston Gazette
CHARLESTON - The trial a Clendenin man sought after a West Virginia State Police trooper shot him in the head has been delayed because the trooper's lawyers appealed a federal judge's order saying the trooper doesn't have immunity and can be sued.
Stephen Shawn Krein, 24, filed a lawsuit against Trooper L.W. Price, seeking damages after Krein was shot in 2008 while officers were attempting to serve an arrest warrant.
Krein survived the shooting, but has no recollection of the events surrounding the incident, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court. He is now confined to a wheelchair.
Earlier this week, Price's lawyers appealed U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver's June ruling that refused to throw out the case before trial, which had been set for July 2 ...
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