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Alabama basketball manager was with Brandon Miller at shooting scene, lawsuit against NY Times says
By Associated Press,
Alabama student manager Cooper Lee was identified in a lawsuit against The New York Times as the basketball team member who was in Brandon Miller’s vehicle minutes before the Jan. 15 shooting that killed 23-year-old Jamea Harris, according to the Times.
Freshman walk-on Kai Spears filed the lawsuit against the Times after it published a report , citing a person familiar with the investigation, that indicated Spears was the passenger in Miller’s vehicle . The Times reported that the person had spoken “on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive matters.”