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Troy, NY Approves a $1.55 Million Settlement for the Family of a Man Killed by Police

City council members unanimously approved a $1.55 million settlement with the widow of an unarmed man fatally shot by a patrol sergeant in 2016 during a meeting Thursday night with no discussion. 

But it remains unclear if the city will release a still-secret report that disputes key findings in an internal affairs investigation that found Sgt. Randall French lied about his actions and what unfolded prior to his fatal shooting of a DWI suspect.

“Further document disclosure must await final approval by the City Council and completion of the settlement by the court,” said John Salka, a spokesman for the city. 

Read the source article at timesunion.com

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