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Video: New Mexico SWAT officer will not be charged in fatal shooting of US Air Force vet

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The New Mexico SWAT officer who killed a US Air Force veteran in the line of duty during a standoff in Albuquerque will not be charged, according to authorities.

US District Attorney Kari Brandenburg announced that her office will not bring charges against APD officer Daniel Hughes in the May 2014 shooting of USAF veteran Armand Martin.

Martin had warranted police response after he had threatened his family with a gun, resulting in an hours-long standoff that included several attempts to negotiate and flush him out with less-lethal alternatives.

According to Albuquerque Journal, officers shot tear gas into the home, leading to Martin exiting the house and firing at police. He was shot by Hughes and a police sniper.

 

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