The city has agreed to pay the family of Akai Gurley more than $4 million to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit over his fatal 2012 shooting by a cop in the dark stairwell of a Brooklyn building.
The city will pay $4.1 million, while the New York City Housing Authority will pay $400,000, according to sources.
Former cop Peter Liang, who was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide, will pay $25,000.
“Obviously, we’re pleased with the results,” said Scott Rynecki, a lawyer for the Gurley family.
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