Taxi driver's son sues man accused in Las Vegas shooting

Krista Hostetler

Michael Boldon

Taxi driver's son sues man accused in Las Vegas shooting

CREATED Mar. 7, 2013

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The son of a taxi driver killed in a fiery crash following a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting on the Las Vegas Strip has filed a negligence lawsuit against the man being held in Los Angeles as a fugitive on Nevada homicide charges.

A civil negligence lawsuit filed in Nevada state court seeks at least $20,000 in damages from Ammar Harris on behalf of cab driver Michael Boldon's 37-year-old son, Michael A. Boldon, and his estate.

Attorney Lawrence Smith said Thursday he's trying to get answers about the Feb. 21 crash -- including why the taxi exploded in flames and whether Boldon and passenger Sandra Sutton-Wasmund could have survived if there had been no fire.

Harris was arrested Feb. 28 in Los Angeles and has an extradition hearing March 14.

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