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LA County Approves a $25 Million Settlement for Deaf, Autistic Man Shot by Deputies

Three years after a sheriff’s deputy shot an unarmed deaf and autistic man in the living room of his family’s Cudahy home, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed to pay the family a $25-million settlement.

Isaias Cervantes was left permanently paralyzed as a result of the March 2021 shooting, which took place a few feet away from his mother, sister, therapist and twin brother, who has cerebral palsy.

On Tuesday, the family’s attorney, Austin Dove, told The Times that the settlement in the family’s lawsuit against the county could help them all move forward.

Read the source article at Los Angeles Times

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