National Black Lawyers member Jason Downs has reached a $3.5 million settlement with the District of Columbia over a fatal shooting by a police officer of an unarmed motorcyclist. Downs says Terrence Sterling was unlawfully shot in the back and killed by Metropolitan Police Officer Brian Trainer on September 11, 2016. At the time he was killed, Mr. Sterling posed no threat to the officer and was not armed. According to the Washington Post, Sterling was shot by Trainer during an attempted arrest for reckless driving. The Post reports that District officials say the settlement is the largest ever reached in a fatal shooting by an on-duty officer. More details are available at the Washington Post.