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Officers cleared in Garrett shooting

DeKalb County Prosecutor ClaraMary Winebrenner said DeKalb County Sheriff Deputy Todd McCormick and Garret Police Officer Alicia Castro acted in self defense.

Posted: Apr. 24, 2018 2:00 PM
Updated: Apr. 25, 2018 9:00 AM

AUBURN, Ind. (WFFT) - The two officers involved in a shooting in Garrett won't face any charges.

DeKalb County Prosecutor ClaraMary Winebrenner said in a press release DeKalb County Sheriff Deputy Todd McCormick and Garret Police Officer Alicia Castro acted in self defense in the April 10 shooting.

The shooting happened when McCormick stopped Joshua Mumma, 41, on the 400 block of Hamsher Drive.

Details about the stop haven't been released, but McCormick and Mumma were hurt in the shooting.

McCormick was released from the hospital April 11.

Mumma is still recovering from his injuries and is a person of interest in the incident.

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