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Jury Awards $5M To Siblings Shot By Police

A federal jury has awarded nearly $5 million dollars to three siblings shot by a Chicago police officer at a party in 2014. Princeton, Michael, and Kierra Williamson were on the porch at a New Year’s Eve party when an officer opened fire on the crowd while responding to reports of celebratory gunshots. All three were wounded and the Independent Police Review Authority — the body that investigated officer-involved shootings at the time — found the use of force justified.

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