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Indiana officers cleared in fatal shooting at traffic stop


MITCHELL, Ind. (AP) — A prosecutor has cleared two Indiana law enforcement officers of any criminal wrongdoing in a fatal shooting in February. City of Mitchell Police Officer Christian Anderson and Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Rhoades exchanged gunfire with Anthony Richmond during a traffic stop on Feb. 5 in the city of Mitchell. Richmond was killed. Both officers were wounded but survived. WXIN-TV reports that Lawrence County Prosecutor Samuel C. Arp II said he has reviewed the incident and decided the officers’ actions were justified.

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