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An Indiana Man Who Lost an Eye During 2020 Protests Reaches a Settlement

An Indiana man who says he lost an eye after being struck by a tear gas canister police fired during 2020 protests over the killing of George Floyd has reached a settlement with the city of Fort Wayne.

Balin Brake sued the city in October 2020, alleging his constitutional rights were violated and excessive force was used during the May 30, 2020, protests in the city’s downtown.

Attorneys for both sides asked a federal judge on Tuesday to give them until April 21 to obtain signatures and file documents to dismiss the case after they completed the terms of a settlement agreement, The Journal Gazette reported.

Read the source article at Associated Press News

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