Officer Cleared of Wrong-doing in Fatal Shooting

Officer Cleared of Wrong-doing in Fatal Shooting

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(KSL News) Prosecutors have cleared a Salt Lake City police officer of any wrong-doing in a fatal shooting two months ago.

The officer was responding to a report of an attempted carjacking when he found the suspect, Steven Sickler, holding a hostage at gunpoint.

Officer Cleared of Wrong-doing in Fatal Shooting

After failed attempts to get Sickler to drop the gun, the officer shot Sickler in the head with his assault rifle.

Investigators have ruled the shooting lawful.

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