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Deputies Not Justified in Using Deadly Force Won't Face Charges

Deputies Not Justified in Using Deadly Force Won't Face Charges



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(KSL News) Two Salt Lake County Sheriff's deputies were not justified in using deadly force against a suspect, but they will not face charges.

An investigation found deputies David Jensen and Alan J. Morley had no reason to believe their lives were in danger when they opened fire on Joseph Blair as he tried to escape in an SUV in January. Blair was shot in the arm.

Deputies Not Justified in Using Deadly Force Won't Face Charges

Despite the ruling, a spokesman for District Attorney Lohra Miller says it is unlikely she will file any charges in the case.

The sheriff's department will not say if Jensen and Morley have been disciplined.

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