DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’s District Attorney says a deadly shooting involving Denver police officers was justified. Beth McCann says the officers will not face criminal charges.
Officers responded to a call from a home near Irving Street and Kentucky Avenue on Jan. 1. They say someone inside called 911 because their housemate assaulted them.READ MORE: Denver Tied 126-Year-Old Record High Saturday, Lands In Top 5 For 90 Degree Days
When officers arrived, they say Gerardo Conchas-Bustos charged at them with a knife in his hand.READ MORE: Police, Firefighters, Rescue Teams Continue Search For Diana Brown, Missing Flash Floods Ripped Through Poudre Canyon
The suspect got within three feet of the officer, who fired a shot and killed the suspect.
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