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$5.1M award to family of man killed by Chicago cops

A jury has returned a more than $5 million verdict in the case of a 37-year-old African-American man who was shot to death by Chicago police in 2014. Lawyers for the family of the victim, Gary Smith, argued Smith was unarmed when he was shot, but police planted a gun at the scene and destroyed evidence in an attempted cover-up. “My brother and I are so grateful that the jurors saw through the lies and saw the truth.

Read the source article at WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

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