No Charges for 4 Officers in Deadly Shooting of Man in Wheelchair

The Delaware attorney general's office has concluded that criminal charges cannot be brought against four Wilmington police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man in a wheelchair, although investigators concluded that one officer exhibited "extraordinarily poor" police work and should not be allowed to carry a gun. 

Authorities also said Thursday that their investigation into the September shooting of Jeremy McDole revealed serious deficiencies in the police department's use-of-force policies and training, and in preparing officers to deal with people with mental illness and other disabilities. 

Police confronted McDole after receiving a 911 call about a man with a gun. 

A bystander's cellphone footage shows officers repeatedly telling McDole to drop his weapon and raise his hands and McDole reaching for his waist area before shots erupt.

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