30 Mar 2016

South Carolina City Settles Lawsuit Of Police Shooting Of Teen For $2,150,000

Via Eric S. Bland / Via Eric S. Bland
Zachary Hammond, 19, was shot and killed in the parking lot of a restaurant last year during an undercover drug sting.

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Posted by WYFF News 4 on Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Tiller said he opened fire because he feared for his life. The state prosecutor decided in late October that no criminal charges would be filed.
The multi-million dollar settlement announced Tuesday marks the end of the Hammond family’s legal battle with the city.
Although both Hammond and Tiller were white, the case drew national attention in part by Black Lives Matter activists who highlighted the incident on social media.