Prosecutor: Use of deadly force justified in officer-involved shooting

Regional News

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Fayetteville Police Chief Mike Reynolds announced the Prosecuting Attorney’s findings of the shooting incident from July 27.

According to a release, Prosecuting Attorney Matt Durrett reviewed the independent criminal investigation completed by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and he determined Officer Jeney was justified in the use of deadly physical force.

RELATED STORY: Bodycam and identities released in Monday’s officer-involved shooting

The release said Officer Jeney will remain on paid administrative leave until the internal investigation is completed and reviewed by Chief Reynolds.

This procedure is in conjunction with the Fayetteville Police Department Policies and Procedures.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

World News

More World News
Make It Count

Trending Stories

Newsfeed Now

More Newsfeed Now