Michael Laray Dozer, 26

Bakersfield, California
August 06, 2014

Agencies: Bakersfield Police Department California

Cause of death: Shooting

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Last updated: almost 6 years ago


Officer Aaron Stringer was identified as the cop who shot and killed a Bakersfield man who allegedly attempted to set a woman on fire. According to a Bakersfield Police Department press release, Stringer shot Michael Laray Dozer, 26, after Dozer allegedly pointed a black metal object at him and charged forward. Witnesses told police the object was a U-shaped black metal bicycle lock.

Legal Action

September 2014 Officer cleared and Lawsuit filed by family