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No charges for white Colo. cop in shooting death of black suspect

AURORA, Colo. — A grand jury declined to indict a white Colorado police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during an attempted arrest in March, CBS Denver reports.

The grand jury concluded Aurora police officer Paul Jerothe believed he was about to be killed and acted reasonably in shooting Naeschylus Carter Vinzant, 37, in an east Denver suburb on March 6, prosecutors said.

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