CHICAGO (CBS)—The father of the accused Waffle House shooter admits he gave the gun used in the killing back to his son after it was confiscated.
That’s the center of the lawsuit filed in federal court by a brother of one of the four victims of that shooting.READ MORE: Man's Body Pulled From Lake Michigan In Evanston, Hours After Crews Rescuing 3 Other People Find His Belongings On Beach
Travis Reinking appeared in federal court yesterday. His is father took the stand.
Police in Illinios revoked Reinking’s gun card last summer.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Last Weekend Of Summer May Be Among Nicest
Reinking’s father said he locked the gun away in a safe.
However, a few months later, he found an out-of-state apartment and wanted his guns back.MORE NEWS: At Least 5 People Killed, 20 Wounded So Far In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence; 3-Year-Old Boy Among Survivors
His father claims he spoke to an officer at the Tazewell, Illinois County Sheriff’s Office, but he didn’t go into detail about what the officer said.