Michigan man wins Open Carry fight.

19 Sep

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For Jeff Haman of Warren MI, the outcome of an encounter with a Warren police officer in 2009 did not end up the way he had hoped.

Mr. Hammond claims that four of the city’s police officers violated his constitutional rights to openly carry a firearm. This encounter lead him to sue the city last year. Originally asking for $100,000 judgment and $500,000 in punitive damages he wound up agreeing to accept $5,000.

Found this article on the daily tribune:

“ On Aug. 25, 2009, Haman was walking from a local drug store on 12 Mile at Hoover roads with his semi-automatic pistol holstered at his waist, when a patrolman drove up to him quickly. Haman said the officer pointed a pistol at him through an open passenger window and then came to a stop. Haman said he immediately raised his hands. [He] was ordered to lie on his stomach…

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