Henniker seeks resolution of civil lawsuit filed after officer-involved shooting

Officials in Henniker argue a federal trial is not necessary to resolve the civil claims brought against them after a town police officer shot a man in the elbow in 2014.

Instead, the town is once again asking a U.S. District Court judge to rule on the merits of the civil lawsuit, arguing the basic facts of the case are undisputed.

Aaron Cadman, 20, brought six civil claims against the town and Henniker Officer Stephen Dennis in May 2016. Cadman, who died of a drug overdose that June, was seeking $5 million in damages, claiming he suffered emotional and physical injuries as a result of Dennis’s actions Nov. 26, 2014. His family has since moved forward with the suit on his behalf. *| More…

| Concord Monitor

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