Jury awards $5.5-million verdict in LAPD stun gun death

A jury has awarded $5.5 million to the family of a man who died after Los Angeles police repeatedly shot him with a stun gun.

Jurors found that officers used excessive and unreasonable force while trying to restrain Michael Frederick Mears on Christmas Day 2014, KPCC reported.

Dale Galipo, an attorney…

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