Alvarez v. City of New York et al.
Case # 11CV05464,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, 2011
First Amended Complaint
Plaintiff was attending a block party when Plaintiff became engaged in an altercation. His opponent pulled out a firearm and shot him. Defendant Officers Brightman, Cozart, Kerrigan, and Tedeschi pointed their guns at plaintiff and fired 46 rounds into him and others present at the party. Plaintiff had sustained 27 bullet wounds. Defendant officer Terpos then handcuffed plaintiff and transported him to Harlem Hospital. In a second incident, on August 9, 2010, Police searched the residence of the plaintiff's family. Officers Hull and Gibbons alongside others seized $87,000 from the residence. After hospitalization, plaintiff was charged with attempted murder of a police officer. Plaintiff was sent to the 33rd pr...