HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) A friend of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is suing CNN for airing images of him recovering in a hospital from a gunshot wound to the face he says was inflicted by Hernandez.
The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/2g5FE5Q) Alexander Bradley filed the lawsuit in Connecticut federal court Tuesday.
Bradley says CNN invaded his privacy because he never provided it photos or authorized it to take photos of him.
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Images of Bradley in a Florida hospital in 2013 were shown during a CNN special report on Hernandez last year.
The lawsuit seeks unspecified damages. CNN has declined to comment.
Hernandez grew up in Bristol. He's serving a life sentence for the 2013 Massachusetts killing of a man who was dating his fiancee's sister and faces two other murder charges. He has denied the accusations against him.
Information from: Hartford Courant, http://www.courant.com