The nation’s capital is set to pay out $3.5 million to the family of Terrence Sterling, an unarmed black motorcyclist who was gunned down by a Metropolitan Police Department officer.
An internal investigation has found that the Washington, D.C., police officer who shot and killed unarmed motorcyclist Terrence Sterling had no reason to pull his weapon, let alone fire it, since he was in no danger.
Before the sun came up Monday morning, protesters had gathered at Third and M streets in Northwest Washington, D.C., to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Terrence Sterling, an unarmed man who was shot and killed by police after his motorcycle hit a cruiser.
A Washington, D.C., police officer who fatally shot and killed an unarmed black motorcyclist in September 2016 will not face charges, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.
The family of an unarmed black motorcyclist who was gunned down by a Washington, D.C., police officer in September has filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department, claiming that the victim was no threat to the officer, Reuters reports.
The Washington, D.C., mayor's office has released video from an officer's body camera showing the moments immediately after the cop shot and killed an unarmed black motorcyclist, the Huffington Post reports.