Angie Harmon sues Instacart and delivery driver accused of shooting her dog, opens up about 'unfathomable' incident

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"You don't ever forget that sound," Harmon said of the gunshot she heard on the morning of the incident.

Angie Harmon is suing Instacart and the worker who she claims shot and killed her dog while delivering groceries.

Last month, the Rizzoli & Isles actress shared an emotional post on Instagram, claiming that her family’s dog, Oliver, was shot and killed by a delivery driver. According to court documents obtained by PEOPLE, Harmon has filed a lawsuit against the grocery delivery service and the driver, whom the suit names as Christopher Anthoney Reid, for alleged trespassing, conversion, negligence, negligent supervision/hiring, invasion of privacy and negligent misrepresentation. She is seeking more than $25,000 in damages, with the exact amount to be determined at trial.

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In the filing, lawyers for Harmon state that when she scheduled a grocery delivery for March 30 in Charlotte, N.C., she believed she was interacting with an older woman named “Merle,” — but it was Reid who arrived at Harmon’s property to deliver the order. The suit alleges that because he "was impersonating Merle on the Instacart app," Harmon had “no idea she had been communicating” with Reid, who is described as “a tall and intimidating younger man.”

<p>Paul Archuleta/WireImage</p> Angie Harmon

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Angie Harmon

The suit claims that following Reid’s arrival, Harmon heard "what sounded like a gun shot" and “terrified for her children's safety,” ran downstairs to determine the source of the noise. Outside, she allegedly witnessed Reid “placing a gun in the front of his pants,” and also noticed that the family dog had been shot, but was still alive.

Oliver was rushed to a veterinary hospital where he later died. The complaint alleges that Reid was “not injured” or “seriously threatened” by Harmon’s dog and had “ample opportunity” to leave the property unharmed without shooting the dog.

Representatives for Harmon did not immediately respond to Entertainment Weekly’s request for comment.

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Instacart said in a statement shared with EW, "Our hearts continue to be with Ms. Harmon and her family following this disturbing incident. While we cannot comment on pending litigation, we have no tolerance for violence of any kind, and the shopper account has been permanently deactivated from our platform."

On Wednesday, Harmon appeared on Good Morning America with her daughters, Emery and Avery, to discuss the incident and its impact on their family.

"It's so unfathomable to think that there is somebody in your front driveway that just fired a gun," Harmon told ABC News' Juju Chang. "You don't ever forget that sound."

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Harmon explained that when the gunshot rang out, she was upstairs but heard the reaction of her kids: "I heard Emory screaming. I heard her say, 'Did you just shoot my dog?' and I was like, 'What?' And she just started screaming," she said.

Referencing her time on Rizzoli & Isles and Law and Order, she added, "I've played law enforcement for 30 years. It's just so different."

The trio noted that while Reid told police that Oliver was trying to bite him, that was not in the nature of the dog as they knew him.

"I order five Amazon packages a day, and it's never been an issue," Avery said. "He's always been very playful, and he was very sweet. When he did pass, it was like a family member was gone."

UPDATE: This article has been updated with Instacart's statement.

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