KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The family of the man killed in the Aug. 26 officer-involved shooting is filing for access to records.
Attorneys for the family of the man killed are asking a judge to order Knoxville Police Department, Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Emergency Communications District to hand over records.
Attorneys for Pheap’s family say in a petition filed today in Chancery Court that they’ve asked repeatedly for records – including dashcam video, and more and say only some of the requested documents they believe exist have been released.
According to the petition filed on Wednesday afternoon, the request for the records “including any and all records prepared, compiled, taken, or otherwise gathered by KPD” prior to the physical altercation between Pheap and the officer; as well as interrogation or questioning materials of the officer or any witnesses of the incident and other records were among the requested items.
WATE 6 On Your Side reached out to the county for a response; we’ll bring you more as additional details are made available.
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