Mistrial declared in lawsuit against Suffolk cops

A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in the lawsuit filed against Suffolk County police by the family of Kevin Callahan, 26, of Selden, who was fatally shot in his home, after police responded to a call of a man with a gun in September 2011. The lawsuit alleged officers used excessive force after illegally entering Callahan's home. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

A federal judge declared a mistrial Thursday, Aug. 11, 2014, in the lawsuit filed against Suffolk County police by the family of Kevin Callahan, 26, of Selden, who was fatally shot in his home, after police responded to a call of a man with a gun in September 2011. The lawsuit alleged officers used excessive force after illegally entering Callahan's home. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

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