Prosecutor Says Officer Used Justified Force

By: Jeremy Ross
By: Jeremy Ross

The Clinton County prosecutor's office says the officer who shot and killed wanted federal fugitive, Timothy Lynn Galbraith, used justified force following a high speed persuit. WILX-TV 10 obtained the exclusive video of the chase.

The persuit happend February 1. 2005.

In a broadcast report aired first on news 10, the dashboard camera of two deputies revealed the dangers posed to citizen in the chase.

THe chase went through several countinesd and ended at a Laingsburg market and gas station.

The prosecutor's office said the actions of the local deputy who shot Galbraith were justified given the at least 37 ronds Galbraith fired and innocent lives he put at risk.

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