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Terre Haute Office Cleared In Fatal Shooting

Last updated on Friday, September 7, 2012

(TERRE HAUTE) - The Vigo County Prosecutor has cleared a Terre Haute Police officer in a fatal shooting.

Last July Justin Compton escaped from police custody.

When police found Compton he attacked an officer with a knife.

The officer shot and killed Compton.

Prosecutor Terry Modessitt says that their investigation shows that the officer acted appropriately and in self defense so no charges will be filed.

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