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Alabama Police Officer Will Not Be Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Mistaken Gunman

The attorney general says the officer was justified because the man was running toward the victim with a firearm. A lawyer for the dead man's family says the police "feared a black man with a gun."

An Alabama police officer who shot and killed a man he mistook for the gunman in a mall shooting will not be charged with a crime, the state's attorney general announced Tuesday.

Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr., 21, was killed by an officer whose name has not been

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