*Atlanta police are in trouble and rightfully suffering the consequences for wrongfully shooting and killing 92-year-old Kathryn Johnston on Nov. 21 2006.
Now Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is offering her family $4.9 million to settle the case.
Johnston was killed when police attempted to execute a “no-knock” search warrant on her home when the department received information that she was pushing drugs out of her home.
When police kicked down the door of her home, Johnston reached for her gun and fired one shot. Police returned fire and killed her. No drugs were found, however police planted drugs in her home they found in a different raid. (more…)