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Chicago tentatively settles lawsuit over police shooting of bystander killed when cop fired at bat-wielding teen

CHICAGO - The city of Chicago has tentatively settled a lawsuit by the family of an innocent bystander who was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer as he opened fire at a teen carrying a baseball bat.

The proposed settlement with the family of Bettie Jones came days before the lawsuit was to go to trial at the Daley Center courthouse.

The Chicago Tribune obtained a copy of an order signed by Judge Rena Marie Van

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