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Woman files suit against constable who shot her

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David Whitlock in court to accept a plea deal. David Whitlock in court to accept a plea deal.

LOUISIVLLE, KY (WAVE) - The woman shot by a Jefferson County constable filed a lawsuit against him.

In October,  David Whitlock took a plea deal with prosecutors after he shot Tammie Ortiz.

Ortiz was accused of shoplifting at a Walmart in Pleasure Ridge Park in 2011.

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The lawsuit names Whitlock and Walmart stating the store used Whitlock's constable services and even went as far as calling his personal cell phone the day of the shooting.

Ortiz is suing for battery, negligence, property damage and unlawful imprisonment.

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