$262,000 settlement for owner of dog killed by Commerce City Police

The owner of a dog shot and killed by police back in 2012 will receive a $262,000 settlement from Commerce City, according to a city spokeswoman. 9NEWS at 9 p.m. 01/25/16.

KUSA – The owner of a dog shot and killed by police back in 2012 will receive a $262,000 settlement from Commerce City, according to a city spokeswoman.

Chloe, a 3-year-old dog, was shot five times after she got loose on Nov. 24, 2012. Police said she aggressively ran toward the officers.

A viral video showed Chloe cowering and trying to escape.

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The officer who shot Chloe, Robert Price, was found not guilty of animal cruelty charges in 2013.

The Animal Law Center says the $262,000 settlement is one of the largest of its kind.

 Chloe's owner, Gary Branson, was out of town when she was shot.

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