Bystander shot by officer files lawsuit

June 19, 2009 4:44:18 PM PDT
A bystander shot by a Metro police officer chasing a suspect has filed a lawsuit against the agency. The officer shot Guadalupe Acosta in the arm as he chased a suspect on the Rice University jogging trial. Acosta's lawsuit asks for Metro to pay damages for pain and suffering, medical expenses and lost wages.

Metro said it has empathy for what Acosta experienced but cannot comment further on the litigation.

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