Rekia Boyd (6726)



3/21/2012: Off duty police detective in unmarked car pulled up next to group on street, got into "verbal altercation" and then opened fire. Boyd was shot in the head and died 24 hours later. Officer reportedly frustrated with neighborhood noise; charged with involuntary manslaughter in November 2013. Family settled with city for $4.5 million in 2013. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/07/rekia-boyd-death-months-a_n_1496001.html

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