Police to pay $1.8M for Dorner manhunt shooting

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A surfer who was hurt when a Los Angeles-area police officer rammed and shot up his truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner will receive $1.8 million.

The Torrance Police Department announced Thursday that it will settle David Perdue's lawsuit.

The 38-year-old Perdue was on his way to surf in February 2013 when a Torrance officer mistook his pickup for Dorner's, rammed it and riddled it with bullets. Perdue wasn't shot but suffered head and spine injuries.

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Earlier that same day, two women delivering newspapers in Torrance had their truck riddled by Los Angeles police. They received more than $4 million from that city.

Dorner had vowed revenge after being fired from the Los Angeles Police Department. He killed four people before shooting himself in a mountain cabin.

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