06/12/2012 03:11 pm ET Updated Aug 12, 2012

Kelly Thomas Slidebar: Lawsuit: False Police Report Led To Kelly Thomas' Death -

FULLERTON, Calif. (KTLA) -- A former employee of a Fullerton bar has filed a lawsuit claiming that a manager falsely reported that Kelly Thomas breaking into cars, setting in motion the events that ultimately led to the homeless man's death.

Michael Reeves, who worked as a doorman at the Slidebar Rock N Roll Kitchen, says he was wrongfully terminated for telling the truth about what happened.