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Oscar Ramirez Jr.'s parents file suit against L.A. County Sheriff's Dept.
Oscar Ramirez Jr.'s parents file suit against L.A. County Sheriff's Dept.

The parents of Oscar Ramirez Jr., an unarmed man fatally shot by a deputy last year in Paramount, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Friday against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The civil lawsuit was filed shortly after 11 a.m. in federal court. The lawsuit accuses the department of negligence, excessive use of force and violating the constitutional rights of Ramirez, 28. ------------ FOR THE RECORD A previous version of this article said the lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court. It was filed in federal court. ------------ "This man is dead and the family has lost a son and a brother," said Ron Kaye, the family's attorney....

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