- Associated Press - Friday, October 28, 2016

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - An administrative review has found that two Wapato police officers did not violate police department policies when they responded to a July incident that ended in a fatal shooting.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports (https://bit.ly/2ejePcY ) that the review, conducted by the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office at the request of Wapato police, found Officer Michael Campos and Sgt. Larry Ehrhardt followed department policies regarding use of force throughout the incident.

Campos and Ehrhardt had responded to a home on a domestic violence call when they encountered Mario Martinez Torres.

Campos told investigators he shot Martinez Torres after the man tried to disarm him and took his Taser during a struggle.

Last week, Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney Joe Brusic announced he found the shooting justified under state law.


Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, https://www.yakimaherald.com

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