No charges will be filed in Kewaunee County officer involved shooting

KEWAUNEE, Wis. (WFRV) - The Kewaunee County District attorney announced that there will be no charges in a deadly officer involved shooting that happened in August.

Deputy Jamie Tlachac was ruled justified in killing Marine Corps veteran Tyler Whitmire near the small town of Stangelville.

Dash cam video shows Tyler Whitmire running toward another deputy with a knife in his hand when Tlachac fired three times,  killing the Marine.

The story began with Whitmire traveling in car with a female friend , when suddenly, he grabbed a hammer & struck her twice in the head.

Residents nearby attempted to help. Whitmire ran inside another home and grabbed a knife,  while another bystander armed himself with a baseball bat.

Authorities arrived on scene and shot Whitmire when he charged at the deputy.

District Attorney Andrew Naze says that Whitmire said he did drugs and was ready to die.
 


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