DENVER (CBS4) — Three officers involved in a deadly shooting in Denver last year will not face criminal charges. Larry Hamm, 47, was killed on Dec. 28, 2020, in the 1000 block of North Monaco Parkway.

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Denver District Attorney Beth McCann reviewed the case and concluded that the shooting was legally justified and that no criminal charges are warranted against the officers.

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“This was an incredibly chaotic incident that spilled into the busy streets of Denver,” McCann stated. “Larry Hamm was a threat to public safety and in this tense and dangerous situation, these officers were justified in using deadly force against him.”

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McCann will discuss her conclusions during a community meeting on Wednesday, May 26, at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend by clicking here.

Anica Padilla