Man shot by Memphis police to receive $200k settlement

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man who survived a shooting by police after a fleeing a traffic stop has settled his lawsuit against the city of Memphis, Tennessee.

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The Commercial Appeal reports Martavious Banks will receive a $200,000 settlement after a voluntary agreement between him and the city was filed in federal court.

The original lawsuit had sought $10 million in damages.

Banks ran from a police traffic stop and was shot by a Memphis officer in September 2018. Banks was critically wounded.

Banks sued after an investigation showed officers did not have their body cameras activated as required by department policy.

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