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***Emabrgo Nashville*** A gunman opened fire at about 3:25 a.m. (4:25 a.m. ET) in Antioch, part of the Nashville area on April 22, 2018. The gunman killed four people at an area Waffle House.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A woman whose son was one of four people killed at a Waffle House in Tennessee has filed a $100 million wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect and his father.

The Tennessean reports Shaundelle Brooks filed the suit Wednesday on behalf of 23-year-old Akilah DaSilva. Police say 29-year-old Travis Reinking used anAR-15-style rifle to open fire at the Nashville restaurant April 22.

Defendants are Reinking and his father, Jeffrey Reinking of Illinois. The suit said Jeffrey Reinking’s decision to turn over guns to his son despite instructions from law enforcement makes him responsible for his son’s actions. Travis Reinking faces four homicide charges.

The Reinkings’ lawyers didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment.

Another lawsuit was filed in May against Jeffrey Reinking by another victim’s family.