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5/6/05-Longview

Gladewater Bank Robber Sues Police

An East Texas man who was shot while attempting a bank robbery in 2003, is now suing the city where he was shot, in the attempt. Police in Gladewater say 44 year old, Charles Clinton Baugher was shot in May of 2003 after police chased down the van he and his son were in. Baugher attempted to rob Gladewater National Bank, and received gunshots wounds to the head and left shoulder.

He plead guilty to second degree felony robbery. In a lawsuit filed in Tyler, Baugher is suing Gladewater police officers for excessive force saying he was shot at for no good reason. He is currently serving an 8 year prison term.

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