Marinette County deputy cleared in fatal shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Marinette County deputy involved in fatally shooting a man last month has been cleared by prosecutors.

Marinette County District Attorney DeShea Morrow says Deputy Jesse Parr's use of deadly force was justified when he shot and killed 74-year-old Duane W. Rich of Wausaukee on Nov. 27.  

Authorities say Rich had come to a home in Athelstane to discuss a family dispute. Authorities say he pulled out a  gun, pointing it at his head.

Authorities say Deputy Parr shot Rich multiple attempts to get him to drop the gun.

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