A federal lawsuit filed last month against Booneville Mayor Chris Lindley seeks up to $1.5 million in damages related to the alleged assault of a juvenile in an incident at Swift Park in April 2022.

The lawsuit filed by the now 18-year-old victim, Zion Young of Booneville in US District Court in Aberdeen accuses the mayor of assaulting and injuring him during an altercation regarding a dirt bike being ridden at Swift Park on April 11, 2022.

Banner Independent Editor

Managing editor of the Daily Corinthian’s sister newspaper, Booneville’s Banner-Independent, Brant Sappington has been a member of the Daily Corinthian family since 2001.

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