Suit: Tide basketball manager at shooting scene
Alabama trainee supervisor Cooper Lee was recognized in a lawsuit versus The New York Times as the basketball team member who remained in Brandon Miller’s vehicle minutes prior to the Jan. 15 shooting that killed 23-year-old Jamea Harris, according to the Times.Freshman walk-on Kai
Spears filed the suit against the Times after it published a report, citing a person acquainted with the examination, that suggested Spears was the passenger in Miller’s vehicle. The Times reported that the individual had spoken”on the condition of privacy to talk about delicate matters.” Editor’s Picks
1 Related On Friday, the Times acknowledged its mistake and reported that Lee was named in Spears’ lawsuit.Lee decreased
to comment beyond saying he remained in the car and Spears was not, according to the Times.Neither Lee nor
Miller is implicated of wrongdoing.In March, the university, Spears and his household informed The Associated Press the report was unreliable and the household worked with a lawyer.