by: TribLIVE Updated:
PITTSBURGH - A Wilkinsburg woman who was shot by Pittsburgh police during a car chase that ended in the South Side filed a civil rights lawsuit Friday in federal court.
Lena Davenport, 49, was a passenger in the car when her son, Donald Burris Jr., 32, of Carnegie, led police on a five-mile chase from the borough to East Carson Street on Jan. 13. She is suing Homestead and two of its officers and Pittsburgh and four of its officers.
Pittsburgh police charged Burris with 15 counts including aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and fleeing police.
Homestead solicitor Bernard Schneider couldn't be reached for comment. Pittsburgh solicitor Dan Regan declined comment.
This article was written by Channel 11’s news-exchange partners at TribLIVE.
Wilkinsburg woman shot in South Side files federal lawsuit
Metro Atlanta man set to cash in on extremely rare baseball card
Third Hernandez suicide note addressed to inmate, lawyer says
Todd Chrisley and his wife owe the state nearly $800,000, documents say
Man trying to find owner of black and white pictures found in St.…