AUSTIN (KXAN) - A federal court made a split ruling on Friday in the caseinvolving the
Then-Austin police officer Leonardo Quintana shot and killedSanders on May 11, 2009.
In the split ruling, a federal judge dismissed the case againstthe city but ruled the suit against Quintana could go forward. Thetrial date has been scheduled for July 19.
We reached out to Sanders family attorney Adam Loewy for acomment on Saturday, who said they will not be talking at this timebut did describe Friday's ruling as a huge victory.
He said it is positive for even a portion of the lawsuit to moveforward.
To learn more about the shooting and investigation, read KXAN's previouscoverage.
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