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Victor Rivera, 43
Waipahu, Hawaii
December 14, 2013

Agencies: Hawaii Police Department

Last updated: 6 months ago

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The brother of a Waipahu man fatally shot by police is suing the Honolulu officer who he says is responsible for the death, alleging that the officer didn’t follow proper procedure for handling people with mental illness.

Victor Rivera, 43, was shot by police in his backyard Dec. 14, 2013. He had been diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2010.

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September 2015 Lawsuit filed

In May 2018, Hawaii News Now learned that the city has paid $650,000 to the family of Rivera.