WBEZ | Alvin Weems http://www.wbez.org/tags/alvin-weems Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Committee approves $3 million for family of unarmed man shot by cop http://www.wbez.org/story/alderman-fredrenna-lyle/committee-approves-3-million-family-unarmed-man-shot-cop <p><p>A Chicago City Council committee Friday agreed to pay $3 million to the family of an unarmed man who was killed by a Chicago police officer.</p><p>Eight years ago, 23-year-old Michael Pleasance was shot and killed by an officer at the 95th Street Red Line &quot;L&quot; stop. The officer filed a police report saying there was a scuffle, but the shooting was caught on video camera showing Pleasance was not involved. The police department disciplined the officer with a 30-day suspension.</p><p>Ald. Fredrenna Lyle said the city should review its policies for officer discipline.</p><p>&quot;It just really confirms the distrust that people have in our communities regarding police relations and we don't need that,&quot;&nbsp;Lyle said.</p><p>The settlement still needs approval from the full City Council.</p></p> Fri, 04 Mar 2011 18:43:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/story/alderman-fredrenna-lyle/committee-approves-3-million-family-unarmed-man-shot-cop