Gil Collar http://apr.org en Ala. Judge Dismisses Shooting Suit Against College http://apr.org/post/ala-judge-dismisses-shooting-suit-against-college <P>A judge has dismissed a family's lawsuit against the University of South</P> <P>Alabama over a campus police officer's fatal shooting of a naked student.</P> <P>A Mobile County judge ruled Friday that state law makes the school exempt from the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of 18-year-old freshman Gil Collar.</P> <P>The judge says the lawsuit can go forward against the university's police chief, however.</P> <P>A university police officer shot and killed the Wetumpka teenager outside the police station in October.</P> <P>Authorities say Collar was nude and appeared to be Fri, 08 Feb 2013 22:48:21 +0000 The Associated Press 24640 at http://apr.org Ala. Judge Dismisses Shooting Suit Against College Parents Of Ala. Freshman Suing Over Campus Killing http://apr.org/post/parents-ala-freshman-suing-over-campus-killing <P>The parents of a University of South Alabama freshman who was shot to death by campus police are suing over his death.</P> <P>An attorney for relatives of Gil Collar says the 18-year-old freshman never touched the officer, and the shooting never should have happened.</P> <P>Attorney Jere Beasley says the family is filing suit against the school and the officer. The university had no immediate comment.</P> <P>Police and witnesses say Collar was nude and acting erratically outside the campus police station before he was shot to death on Oct. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 23:10:00 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 21506 at http://apr.org Parents Of Ala. Freshman Suing Over Campus Killing Witnesses Say Slain Ala. Student Appeared Intoxicated http://apr.org/post/witnesses-say-slain-ala-student-appeared-intoxicated Witnesses say a University of South Alabama student was screaming obscenities and talking about being on a "spiritual quest" shortly before campus police fatally shot him. Two students who knew 18-year-old Gil Collar described him Monday as appearing intoxicated shortly before his death early Saturday. The university says Collar was nude, acting erratically and challenging a police officer when the officer opened fire. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 22:13:16 +0000 The Associated Press 18972 at http://apr.org Witnesses Say Slain Ala. Student Appeared Intoxicated