By CBS3 Staff

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.

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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.

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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.

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The borough is investigating the police department’s policies and procedures.