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The mother of an aspiring TV producer killed by sheriff’s deputies who mistakenly thought he was an armed suspect has filed a claim against Los Angeles County seeking $25 million.

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John Winkler, who died after being shot by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies on April 7, 2014, appears in a photo posted on Facebook.

Lisa Ostergren, mother of 30-year-old John Winkler, filed the claim this week accusing the sheriff’s department of being responsible for her son’s death. Winkler was fatally shot in the chest by deputies responding to a report of a man with a knife in West Hollywood on April 7.

A claim is typically a precursor to a lawsuit when a government entity is named.

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