Malcolm Ferguson (65)

3/1/2000: According to police reports, a group of plainclothes police officers entered into a building where Ferguson was allegedly selling heroin. Chased by a patrolman, Ferguson initially tried to run before engaging in a struggle with one officer, who during the fight withdrew his weapon and fired into Ferguson's head, killing him. Despite the officer being cleared of any wrongdoing, a jury awarded Ferguson's mother $10.5 million in damages in 2007 stemming from the shooting.

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