Mississippi police officers cleared of killing man during standoff
Unnamed police officers have been cleared of shooting a man on the Mississippi Gulf Coast after a standoff.
WLOX-TV reports Tuesday that a Harrison County grand jury declined to indict officers following the deadly March 2018 shooting of Marvin Ray McMillian.
Gulfport police said at the time that the 41-year-old McMillian barricaded himself inside a house on March 2, 2018. After a four-hour standoff, officers said McMillian began firing and police fired back.
At the time, McMillian was wanted on charges of aggravated assault. Police said he shot a man in the leg in January.
No officers were hurt.
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