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Officer Cleared In Shooting Death of Hostage Suspect
Updated May 5, 2013 1:04 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(BLOOMINGTON) - A police officer has been cleared in a fatal shooting of a hostage suspect.

Richard North was fatally shot by a 12-year veteran of the Bloomington Police Department August 1st.

Officers found North holding his wife in a headlock with a gun pointed at her head.

A hostage negotiator attempted to talk with North but north allegedly continued to point a gun at his wife and at officers and was fatally shot.

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