The shooting of Mohamed Bah was an incident that occurred on September 25, 2012. During the incident, Mohamed Bah was fatally shot 8 times inside his Manhattan apartment by New York City Police officers.
|Date||September 25, 2012|
|Location||New York City, New York, US|
|Outcome||Mohamed Bah dies|
|Litigation||Civil lawsuit settled for 2.21 million|
The incident prompted the Bah family to file a $70 million civil lawsuit against New York City. The lawsuit demanded the city implement changes in the way police deal with people suffering from a mental illness.
In 2017, the Bah family settled in court for 2.21 million dollars. The officers were found to have used unnecessary force but did not face charges.
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