City to pay $1M to family of man shot by cop

October 5, 2018

By Staff

The City of Philadelphia will pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the mother of a man fatally shot in the back by a city police officer last year, officials said Friday.

Although the settlement with Doretha Crosby does not include an admission of liability by the city, officials lamented the death of her son, David Jones, who was shot in the back by Ryan Pownall during a traffic stop in June 2017.

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