WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett has decided to file no criminal charges in the shooting death of a suspect who fired multiple shots at police and others.
Bennett told reporters at a news conference Friday that Wichita police officers “reasonably believed” 18-year-old Jeffrey Holden presented an imminent lethal threat to their lives. He said the three officers acted in an “objectively reasonable manner” in defending themselves.
Bennett used photos and surveillance video clips to publicly detail the events surrounding into the Oct. 26, 2014 shooting.
His office then released a 26-page report on the investigation which established Holden fired two different handguns multiple times while walking down a Wichita street. The investigation found Holden then repeatedly fired at officers who responded to citizen calls to 911.
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