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Aurora agrees to pay stunning $2.6 million settlement to family of Vinzant, unarmed black man killed by cops in 2015

AURORA | The City of Aurora has agreed to pay a stunning $2.6 million in a settlement with the family of an unarmed black man shot dead by a city SWAT officer in 2015.

The deal also calls for the city to increase the use of police officer body cameras and adds layers of oversight and review to future police shootings, according to a statement from the family’s lawyers.

Officials said $500,000 comes from city funds, the balance is paid by a city insurance policy.

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