Lawsuit filed after Taser used on special needs student

In a story first reported on FOX 26, body camera footage showing the use of a Taser on a special ed student leads to a federal lawsuit against the Katy Independent School District.

After being mocked in school, according to his lawyer, Javon Washington tried to leave the campus of Mayde Creek High School to catch his breath and calm himself down. On November 30, 2016, after a brief struggle with a school resource officer, the 17-year-old with the mindset of a second grader was shocked with a Taser seven times.

Washington's mother, Lori, says no one called her until EMS arrived at the school.

On the Factor to talk about the lawsuit is Javon’s mother Lori Washington and her attorney Holly Terrell.

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