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Beavercreek Settles Lawsuit Filed By Family Of Black Man Killed By White Cop

Crawford Family

The City of Beavercreek has settled a lawsuit filed by the family of the black man shot and killed by a white officer at a store in 2014. 

Attorneys for the family of John Crawford III  say the two sides have reached a 1.7 million dollar settlement.  Crawford was shot and killed while carrying a pellet gun.  The officer involved, Sean Williams, was not criminally charged. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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