Officer who shot Zachary Hammond may face federal charges

Picture from SLED video of Hammond shooting
A picture from dash cam video of the shooting of Zachary Hammond. A federal lawsuit is pending.

Attorneys for the Seneca police officer accused of shooting and killing Zachary Hammond filed court documents which show Lt. Mark Tiller could face federal indictment.

The Independent Mail reports attorneys for the officer asked a judge to delay a deposition because of investigations by the FBI and the U.S. Department of justice.

Hammond was part of a drug sting when officer attempted to arrest him, he tried to drive out of a restaurant parking lot.

Tiller shot and killed him as he drove away.



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