DA Dupree: No Charges After Deadly Police Shooting In The Dotte

Despite local outrage and a great deal of sketchy reporting by local news outlets . . . The DA backs police in their argument that a driver was using his car as a weapon.

Here are the basics of the story released late Friday . . .

Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree said Kansas law allows an officer to use deadly force if he is in “immediate danger of serious bodily harm or death.” Dupree said Amaree’ya Henderson refused to obey the officer’s commands to stop his car, and the officer was caught between the driver’s side door and Henderson.

“The suspect continued to drive at a high rate of speed. The suspect refused commands to stop the vehicle and the officer discharged his weapon,” Dupree wrote.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Wyandotte County district attorney won't charge police in April killing of Amaree'ya Henderson

District Attorney Mark Dupree said Amaree'ya Henderson refused the officer's commands to stop his car, which caught the officer in between the driver's door and Henderson. Kansas law allows the use of deadly force if an officer is in danger and fears for his life, Dupree said.

KCK officer who killed DoorDash driver will not be charged

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas City, Kansas, police officer who shot and killed a DoorDash driver will not face criminal charges. The Wyandotte County District Attorney made the announcement Friday afternoon. The officer shot and killed Amaree'ya Henderson in Kansas City, Kansas on April 26.

Wyandotte County DA announces no charges for officer in shooting of Amaree'ya Henderson

The Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office will not be filing criminal charges against a Kansas City, Kan., police officer who shot and killed a man.Amaree'ya Henderson was shot and killed during a traffic stop April 26 at 12th and Metropolitian in KCK. The district attorney's office said family members were allowed to view the footage of the shooting.

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