SHARON HILL, Pa. (CBS) — The family of a child killed by police at a high school football game in Sharon Hill is now suing the borough. The family of 8-year-old Fanta Bility filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday.
It says the three Sharon Hill police officers accused of shooting and killing Fanta acted with recklessness.READ MORE: What We Know And Don't Know About The Omicron Variant
The family wants answers.
Fanta and her family were leaving a football game at Academy Park High School on Aug. 27 when police responded to a shooting in the area and opened fire on a vehicle.READ MORE: Shopping Online This Holiday Season? Why You Need To Protect Yourself
The lawsuit says officers used excessive force. It also says the police department has a history of improperly training its staff.
The Delaware County District Attorney’s Office says a grand jury investigation into the shooting continues.MORE NEWS: Temple Fires Rod Carey As Head Football Coach After 3 Seasons
The borough is investigating the police department’s policies and procedures.