Kosciusko County Deputy officer involved in shooting won’t face charges

NORTH WEBSTER, Ind. (WOWO): Kosciusko County Deputy Officer Don McCune won’t face any charges in a shooting that happened late July.

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department said McCune can return to active duty pending his medical release. He was placed on administrative leave after shooting Alexander D. Jackson on July 27, police say.

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Jackson was chasing and shooting into a SUV for several miles. The passenger in the SUV called 911. McCune attempted the pull the vehicles over, police say.

Instead of pulling over, Jackson rammed his car into McCune’s patrol car.
Police say Jackson rammed his car into McCune’s patrol car several more times. At some point, McCune lost consciousness after his car was hit.

When officer McCune woke up, he asked Jackson to put his hands in the air. When Jackson revved his engine instead of putting his hands up, McCune shot him, officials say.

Jackson was arrested on charges of attempted murder, bodily injury to law enforcement officer, resisting law enforcement, criminal recklessness and criminal recklessness while armed with a deadly weapon.


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