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Family of man shot in Alhambra police station lobby files wrongful death suit against city

The family of a man killed by officers at the Alhambra Police Department headquarters has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Alhambra, CBS Los Angeles reports.

Tony Khanh Nim, 35, entered the police department lobby on May 13, 2013. Authorities said Nim was unresponsive after officers approached him and attempted to speak to him in multiple languages. A few minutes later, Nim allegedly brandished a knife, and officers opened fire.

Officers Carlos Donato and Brandon Cardella and Sgt. Edward Elizalde were named in the suit, which claims officers used “unjustifiable force," according to CBS Los Angeles.

Read the full story from CBS Los Angeles.

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