Mario Woods' family settles wrongful death lawsuit with San Francisco

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019
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Mario Woods' family has settled a wrongful death lawsuit over his shooting death at the hands of police.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Mario Woods' family has settled a wrongful death lawsuit over his shooting death at the hands of police.

San Francisco will pay an undisclosed amount to Woods' mother

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Officers shot Woods 21 times in 2015. They say he refused to drop a knife.

Last year, the DA declined to file criminal charges against the five officers involved.

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A spokesperson for City Attorney Dennis Herrera offered condolences and said hopefully Tuesday's settlement will bring closure to all involved.

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