NORTH MANCHESTER (WFFT) - A North Manchester Police officer involved in a deadly shooting in March won't be charged.
The Wabash County Prosecutor announced the decision Tuesday.
Officer Parker Stouffer made a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Eel River Inn March 6.
During the traffic stop, Michael Kline, 40, pointed a gun at Stouffer and another officer.
Stouffer shot and killed Kline at the scene.
The Wabash County Prosecutor said in a news release the shooting was justified under state law.
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