Lubbock City Attorney Sam Medina Asks For Voluntary Leave Amidst Sexual Assault Allegations
Lubbock City Attorney Sam Medina has asked to be placed on voluntary paid leave from his position with the city.
The Lubbock City Council will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday to consider placing Medina on administrative leave.
Medina's attorney made a public statement at 4 p.m .at City Hall amidst reported allegations of sexual assault allegedly committed by Sam Medina, against his son Eric's soon-to-be ex-wife, Angelina Medina. Medina plans to fight those allegations.
Reportedly, no charges have been filed against Sam Medina as of yet, who has hired local defense attorney Rod Hobson.
Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson discussed the issue with KFYO's Cole Shooter on Monday afternoon. You can listen to that interview in the link below.
We’ll bring you more on this story as it develops.