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Family of Man Fatally Shot by Newport News Police Files Wrongful Death Suit

Justice on Wooden Piece Arranged by BusinessmanThe family of Kawanza J. Beaty, a Newport News man who was shot by police, has filed a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit.

The lawsuit claims that detective Randy Gibson Jr shot 23-year-old Beaty during a chase, after receiving a tip that he was in possession of a sawed-off shotgun.

The lawsuit names detective Randy Gibson Jr., Newport News Police Chief Richard W. Myers, and the City of Newport News as defendants.