*** I am being told Gray dismissed the case because he received a large payout. I will work tomorrow to see if this is true. The same two officers have been sued by a different plaintiff but for almost the exact same reasons.
** Ronald Brian Gray’s voluntary dismissal of his federal lawsuit is below. “With prejudice” means it is final and the suit can not be brought again. I called Gray’s lawyer following this dismissal but my call was never returned.
* His federal lawsuit is here. His voluntary dismissal of the case will be posted shortly.
*** BREAKING NEWS ***
LIP News has learned that the man shot in the city today is Ronald Brian Gray. He had a federal lawsuit against the Lancaster City Police Department which he voluntarily dismissed on May 8th of this year. The below video is of him being arrested in early June of this year. He was reportedly shot in the stomach and his condition is unknown.
MORE GOOD NEWS!
** More good news. Blanding Watson and the Lancaster branch of the NAACP finally stepped up to the plate (click here for the article). Good job!
* There was good news this week. Democratic councilwoman Janet Diaz announced she is running for the 13th senatorial district which is currently held by Scott Martin (click here for the below article).
I DON’T NEED IT!
I’m not sure why the Lancaster County Treasurer would make this kind of post on their official Facebook page. It’s inappropriate. But then lots of what Amber Martin does is inappropriate. More to come tomorrow.