City may pay a $4.5 million settlement to family of shooting victim

The city of Chicago may pay a multi-million dollar settlement to the family of a woman fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports the city council’s finance committee will meet Monday on whether to give $4.5 million to the family of Rekia Boyd.

She died in 2012, after being shot in the head during an argument between the officer and her friend.

If approved by the finance committee, the full city council will vote on it Wednesday.

11 comments

  • pagan69

    And we have another Winner in the Ghetto Lottery, due to a CPD Gun Slinger. It’s OK we have plenty of money in Springfield, if you had any case at all you would be going to court.

    • HRB

      you must be joking she was killed in cold blood by a off duty cop who didn't have a reason to kill her but that she was black her family should get more, and convict that black hating cop for the crime.

  • evangelindangelo

    If you think Timothy`s story is incredible,, 2 weaks-ago my sister in law basically recieved a check for $5357 just sitting there a eighteen hour week from there apartment and there roomate's sister`s neighbour done this for seven months and earnt more than $5357 in there spare time on-line. apply the steps on this web-site……….. BIT40. ℂOℳ

    • bobhamiltonchicago

      Who's Timothy? OMG did you say $5357 just sitting there a eighteen hour week from there apartment…? What does that mean in English? and "there roomate's sister…" where roomate's sister? What's a roomate? What does "earnt more than $5357 in there spare time" mean? In where spare time? Why can't anyone make more than $5357?……. SCAM1 CoM

  • keeping real

    well money those not bring back love one's or the suffering of loose a love one, pagan69 if that lady was your mother, sister or aunt you would be such a hard ass but you are just a dumd ass and hartless racism pagan69!!!

  • Chicago Latino

    Keeping Real……You are surely keeping it real dumb…..Read your comment and you'll know how dumb you really are. No wonder Pagan69 talks about Ghetto Lottery and you say Pagan is a "hartless" racism….Did you mean 'heartless' you dumb ass? Or let me write it the way you'll understand it, 'dumd ass' LoL LMAO ROFL hahahahaha….I sure hope you're only 12 but what's really pathetic is that you're in your 20's….. Keeping real is a true example of what the "Ghetto Education" system has to show for.

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