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Prosecutor: Shooting of 14-Year-Old Was Justified

fake-gunBATTLE CREEK, Mich.-The Calhoun County prosecutor says the Battle Creek police officer who shot a 14-year-old carrying a fake gun was justified in that shooting.

In November, Nick King was shot near a party store at Washington Avenue and Grove Street.  Police say they ordered him to show his hands and saw what appeared to be a handgun.

Battle Creek Police say an officer fired one round and King dropped the apparent weapon and took off.

Police found him a short distance from the store suffering from a single gunshot wound.

King was expected to recover.  No charges will be filed.

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2 Comments to “Prosecutor: Shooting of 14-Year-Old Was Justified”

    no name said:
    December 14, 2013 at 10:09 PM

    glad to hear

    steve said:
    December 15, 2013 at 9:12 AM

    Yes and hopefully he is charged ad adult. U want to act like a man u get charged like a man!!!

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