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Aurora Officers Cleared In Deadly Parking Lot Shooting

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police announced there will be no charges against any officers involved in the death of Juan Contreras.

Police shot Contreras in a grocery store parking lot last July.

juan contreras Aurora Officers Cleared In Deadly Parking Lot Shooting

Juan Contreras (credit: CBS)

An officer set up a meeting with Contreras after he tried to extort money from an elderly woman who had lost her keys in that lot. When Contreras reached for a knife, an officer shot him.

A grand jury investigated and found no cause to file any charges against the officer.

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