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Family of Abdul Arian Sues City of L.A. for $120 Million

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The family of Abdul Arian, the 19-year-old who was shot and killed by police last week after claiming he had a gun, is suing the city for $120 million, reports NBC Los Angeles.

Their lawyer notes that the amount they're asking for is equivalent to $1 million per bullet fired at Arian.

Cops began chasing Arian after he allegedly fled a traffic stop and began driving eratically. He then called 9-1-1 himself, reportedly telling the operator that he had a gun and would use it against cops if necessary. The chase ended on the 101 in Woodland Hills, where police shot and killed Arian in the middle of the freeway after he got out of his car.

It was later revealed that Arian didn't have a gun after all.