MILWAUKEE (AP) - A second lawsuit is set for trial against a U.S. gun shop after a jury in October found the store negligently sold a gun used to injure two Milwaukee police officers.
The new case involves two different injured officers who allege that owners of Badger Guns negligently sold the gun used to wound them in 2007. The trial started Monday.
In October, jurors awarded Officer Bryan Norberg and former Officer Graham Kunisch nearly $6 million. The jury found that Badger Guns and its owner violated federal laws and sold the gun used to injure the officers to a straw buyer.
The two officers later settled the case for $1 million and avoided what was expected to be a yearslong appeal.