The family of Andre Hill, an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot within seconds of being seen by a white police officer, will receive $10 million as part of the largest civil settlement in the history of Columbus, Ohio.
Black communities cannot even enjoy a brief reprieve from police violence. Local reporters explained that many of the people who came outside as news of Ma'Khia's death began to circulate had been heading downtown in anticipation of the Chauvin verdict.
Adam Coy, the fired Columbus, Ohio police officer who shot and killed a Black man within seconds of seeing him last month had his bond set at a staggering $3 million.
Andre Hill's family is encouraged by the murder indictment for the cop who killed him and cautioned during a press conference that they wouldn't rest until they secured Adam Coy's convictions.
Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney representing Andre Hill's family, lauded the decision to arrest and indict former Columbus Police Officer Adam Coy.
Former Columbus, Ohio, Police Chief Thomas Quinlan was demoted on Thursday following the high-profile shootings of two Black men under his jurisdiction.
Shawna Barnett, Andre' Hill's sister, had some choice words for law enforcement as she eulogized her brother during his funeral in Columbus, Ohio.
New footage showed that Hill laid on the ground for about 10 minutes before officers attempted chest compressions.
The results from a preliminary autopsy revealed that Andre' Hill, the unarmed Black man killed by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio, last week, was the victim of a homicide.
Andre' Hill, 47, was identified as the victim in the Dec. 22 police shooting that has again stirred national attention over law enforcement's incessant use of excessive force.
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