Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez seek delay in Florida lawsuit
SEP 03, 2013 6:29p ET
Hernandez's lawyers filed the postponement request Tuesday in federal court. They say it would be legally unfair to Hernandez to permit the lawsuit to continue while he is defending himself in the shooting death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to Lloyd's slaying and weapons charges.
In the Florida lawsuit, 30-year-old Alexander Bradley claims Hernandez shot him in the face after they argued at a strip club in February. Bradley seeks at least $100,000 in damages.
Hernandez was released by the New England Patriots when he was implicated in Lloyd's killing. He previously starred at the University of Florida.