The family of a Charlotte teenager who was shot and killed outside a Chadbourn home in December 2011 has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the weapon.
Jasmin Thar, 16, died after being shot Dec. 23, 2011, while standing outside a relative’s home. Two other women were injured by the same bullet.
The lawsuit was filed Monday in Mecklenburg County Superior Court. It is seeking damages from Remington, the maker of the Model 700 rifle that fired from inside a neighbor’s home, killing the teenager.
Plaintiffs in the lawsuit are Thar’s mother, Carletta McNeil of Charlotte; her aunt, Treka McMillian of Jackson County; and Jahmesha McMillian of Chadbourn, who was Jasmin’s cousin.
Efforts to contact a corporate spokesman for Remington were not successful Monday.