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City of Cleveland Settles Tamir Rice Lawsuit for $6 Million

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Another painful chapter in the Tamir Rice tragedy closed Monday when the city of Cleveland agreed to pay $6 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit brought by the slain boy's family. But the city admitted no wrongdoing in the death of the 12-year-old black boy who was fatally shot by a white cop while holding a pellet gun outside a recreation center. Asked how the settlement amount squared with the lack of any admission of wrongdoing, the mayor replied: 'It's just a legal way of doing things.' The settlement won't impact an ongoing disciplinary investigation against the officers, he said.
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