The family of a man who was shot and killed by a St. Joseph police officer last year after a traffic stop has accepted a settlement agreement.
Jason Fanning, 27, was killed on Feb. 20, 2017, after being shot by Officer Justin Bever through his windshield.
In a dashboard camera recording, Fanning can be seen rapidly backing up, narrowly missing a woman before stopping. Bullet holes then appear in the windshield.
According to court documents, an application for approval of wrongful death settlement was filed late last month in the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.
The document says that Bever and his insurance company will pay a total of $450,000 to members of Fanning’s family and their attorneys.
Fanning’s father and mother would each receive $13,897.79 and attorneys would receive a total of $199,044.16.
The mother of Fanning’s two minor children would receive $223,160.26 for the sole benefit and use of the children.
The court will take the application into consideration at a hearing on Jan. 10.