City set to pay $525k for autistic teen hit by police

Under a settlement advanced tuesday by a City Council committee, $525k would go to the family of 16-year-old Oscar Guzman


By Fran Spielman
Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — Chicago taxpayers would pay $525,000 to the family of a 16-year-old autistic boy allegedly chased and clubbed by Chicago Police officers who tried to question him, under a settlement advanced Tuesday by a City Council committee.

The latest in a series of incidents involving allegations of excessive force by Chicago Police occurred around 10 p.m. April 22, 2009.

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