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No charges in Shelbyville deadly police shooting

Posted at 4:35 PM, Jan 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-28 16:35:22-05

SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. -- No charges will be filed in connection with a deadly police shooting in Shelbyville in September 2015.

Shelby County Prosecutor, Brad Landwerlen, made the announcement Thursday.

Jerrald Wright, 56, was killed by Shelbyville Police Officers and Shelby County Deputies after a nine hour standoff.

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Officers arrived at a house in the 800 block of West Washington St. in Shelbyville for a report of a dispute.

As they got ready to leave, Wright came outside waving a handgun then he went back inside.

Police say Wright shot twice at a remote control robot they sent to communicate with him.

Hours later, authorities say Wright came out of the house and fired two shots at the Shelbyville Police tactical vehicle and pointed a gun at officers.

Shelbyville Police and Shelby County Sherrif's Deputies then shot at Wright.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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