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City of Bakersfield attorney: $250K settlement reached in 2014 officer-involved shooting

Posted at 7:10 AM, Nov 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-30 10:10:36-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — A settlement has been reached between the city and the family of a man who was shot and killed by a Bakersfield Police officer in 2014, according to a City of Bakersfield attorney.

The city's attorney confirmed with 23ABC that the settlement was reached last month for $250,000.

Michael Dozer was shot by a Bakersfield Police officer. Officers say he charged at them during an incident with a metal object in his hand. Although the family says the shooting was not justified.