6 officers cleared in mentally ill man's shooting

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Michigan authorities have cleared six Saginaw police officers in the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man in a parking lot.

Saginaw County Prosecutor Michael D. Thomas and state officials announced the findings at a news conference Wednesday.

Forty-nine-year-old Milton Hall was shot multiple times July 1. Saginaw police say the homeless man was wielding a knife and made aggressive movements toward officers.

Some national black leaders also have been pressing Saginaw authorities to take stronger action. The Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton have come to Michigan have pressed for investigations and discipline against the officers.

MLive.com reports Milton's mother Jewel Hall says she's disappointed at the decision.

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