Family of US police shooting victim Breonna Taylor settles civil case for $12mn – Reports

Family of US police shooting victim Breonna Taylor settles civil case for $12mn

The civil settlement was substantial and relatively quick, reflecting the public pressure and emotion surrounding the case of the 26-year-old, which became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement.

After Taylor’s death on March 13, another black citizen, George Floyd, died on May 25 in Minneapolis while a police officer knelt on his neck, sparking protests across the country against racism and police brutality.

Taylor family attorney Ben Crump called the $12 million settlement…

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