FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Cass County prosecutors say four officers who shot and killed a man during a traffic stop in West Fargo have been cleared of any wrongdoing.
KFGO radio reports that tactical officers were called on March 12 after 20-year-old Justin Dietrich threatened to shoot police. Prosecutors say Dietrich eventually got out of his vehicle holding two handguns when four officers simultaneously shot and killed him.
Investigators say Dietrich had methamphetamine and alcohol in his system.
Prosecutors also cleared Fargo police officers involved in a separate shooting on March 21. Authorities say Orlando Estrada was shot through an apartment door two times when he raised a large knife above his head and made a stabbing motion.
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Estrada survived the shooting. He was charged with violating a no contact order.
Information from: KFGO-AM, http://www.kfgo.com