City of Miami approves nearly $1 million payout to family of Travis McNei

The city of Miami has settled a civil rights lawsuit with the family of a man shot and killed by a police officer in 2011.

On Thursday, Miami commissioners approved a $975,000 payout to Travis McNeil’s estate, which had already reached a $150,000 settlement with federal agencies who were participating in the operation that resulted in his death.

The Miami Police Department fired Officer Reynaldo Goyos, a seven-year veteran, after its firearm review board ruled he violated the department’s deadly force policy.

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