Memphis DA: No charges for officers in fatal shooting

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The top prosecutor in Memphis says no charges will be filed against two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man in January. In a statement released Wednesday, Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said she believes a jury would find that the officers had “lawful justification” to shoot […]
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