Statement from Cate Edwards, of Edwards Kirby law firm, who represents the Mojarrad family

“There is no indication from the report issued by the Raleigh Police Department, or from the initial evidence we have collected, that this situation required or authorized the use of deadly force. It is also evident that some of the information contained in the preliminary police report is inaccurate. For example, the majority of the eight gunshots that hit Soheil did not enter through the front of his body. Officer Edwards does not appear to have followed proper procedures, including the activation of his body camera and the appropriate escalation of force. The officer was unjustified in shooting Soheil, and this young man unnecessarily lost his life.”


We're Here to Help

Call (919) 335-7005 or fill out our online form to request a free consultation. You won't pay unless we win! 

  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.