TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 3, 2019
In a recent filing in the federal lawsuit against him, the father of Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking said authorities never told him to keep guns away from his son before the mass shooting, directly contradicting statements from law enforcement. The Tennessean reports that law enforcement pushed back on Jeffrey Reinking's claims, standing by earlier accounts that they asked him to keep the guns from his son. Family of shooting victim Akilah DaSilva sued Jeffrey Reinking in 2018, saying he was partially responsible because he violated law enforcement's instructions and allowed his son to have the weapons.