Family of black man killed by Milwaukee police reaches $2.3 million settlement

The family of a black man who was unarmed when he was shot dead by police in Milwaukee in 2014 received a $2.3 million dollar settlement, the family's attorneys said on Wednesday.

By Gina Cherelus Dontre Hamilton's family settled the claims made in a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and former Milwaukee Police Department officer Christopher Manney, who is white, the attorneys said in a joint statement.Milwaukee's police department has faced criticism in the past over complaints about racial profiling and targeting, and last year the city experienced rioting and arson after a fatal police shooting.Manney was fired after shooting 31-year-old Hamilton, whose...