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City to pay $1.2M to family of prep sports star fatally shot by cop

Updated: August 30, 2014 6:18AM



Chicago taxpayers will spend $1.2 million to compensate the family of a high school sports star with good grades who was shot in the back by an off-duty police officer.

The settlement, expected to be approved by the City Council’s Finance Committee on Tuesday and by the full Council on Wednesday, stems from the Sept. 11, 2009, shooting death of 17-year-old Corey Harris.

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