The family of a woman accidentally killed by Escondido police as she tried to help catch her boyfriend is seeking $50 million from the city.
The family says police requested Favreau sit in the front seat with him, and that officers opened fire when Ramirez rammed a patrol car. Ramirez survived but was sentenced to 11 months for violating parole.
A $50 million claim was filed this week on behalf of Favreau's 9-year-old daughter through the victim's mother. If the city denies the claim, the family can file a lawsuit.
Michael McGuinness, Escondido's deputy city attorney, says city officials will consider the claim.