Family seeks access to video of deadly police shooting
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Relatives of a black man killed by a white Baton Rouge police officer want Louisiana's attorney general to let them see and hear unreleased video and audio recordings from the shooting investigation.
Lawyers for Alton Sterling's family on Thursday released a copy of a letter sent last month to Attorney General Jeff Landry.
Attorney L. Chris Stewart says Landry's office hasn't responded.
Stewart says allowing the family to review surveillance video and audio of Sterling's encounter with two white officers in July 2016 won't interfere with Landry's investigation and could help the civil lawsuit they filed in June.
A spokeswoman for Landry's office said she couldn't comment because they're still reviewing evidence to determine whether state criminal charges are warranted.