The town of North Kingstown has agreed to pay $7 million to the estate of a man who was gunned down by police. Most of the money will be spent on medical
On February 8th, 2009 North Kingstown police were asked to check on the welfare of Mark Kilcline, an 18-year-old who was depressed and wielding a steak knife. Police wound up shooting the mentally-ill teen nine times after he refused to put the knife down. Kilcline would be paralyzed for four years before dying in April of his injuries.