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Cop deemed legally justified in shooting

Timothy Bret Bontrager died of self-inflicted gun shot to the head


Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel issued his decision on Aug. 1 regarding the June 26, 2018 shooting of Timothy Bret Bontrager by Bend Police Department officer Timothy Williams. Hummel determined that Williams’ decision to shoot Bontrager was legally justified, so he did not initiate criminal charges against the officer.

You can read Hummel's full decision here:
See related PDF District_Attorney_Decision_June_26_2018_Bend_PD_OIS.pdf

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