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The State of Minnesota Will Pay $1.5 Million to a Man Who Alleged Excessive Force During an Arrest

Minneapolis has agreed to pay $1.5 million to a man who said police used excessive force when he was arrested during the protests that followed George Floyd’s death in 2020, according to court documents filed Tuesday.

Jaleel Stallings, 29, also alleged in his federal lawsuit that several of his constitutional rights were violated. The judgment accepted by Stallings states that the city and police do not admit liability and deny the validity of his claims.

Stallings, of St. Paul, said he’s satisfied with the outcome because it “validates the harm” he faced, the Star Tribune reported.

Read the source article at Associated Press News

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