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North Manchester officer justified in deadly shooting

The Wabash County Prosecutor announced the decision Tuesday.

Posted: Apr. 17, 2018 3:05 PM
Updated: Apr. 18, 2018 10:25 AM

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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