Special grand jury requested in John Geer case

(WUSA9) -- Fairfax Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Morrogh is requesting a special grand jury in the John Geer case.

Geer was shot and killed by a Fairfax County police officer in 2013. Tuesday, his family reached a $2,950,000 settlement with the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Geer was shot on his doorstep by officer Adam Torres in August 2013 after police had responded to a domestic dispute at Geer's home. Four other officers, plus Geer's father and best friend, all say Torres shot Geer as he stood in the doorway of his house with his hands up.

The shooting remains under a police administrative review process and criminal investigation at both the federal and state levels.


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