No charges in fatal police shooting outside Milwaukee VA hospital

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs says federal police who fatally shot a man outside the Milwaukee veterans hospital in July will not be charged.

Joseph Denton Jr. was shot by VA hospital police after he showed up outside the building pointing a loaded shotgun at an employee and others.

Police say he ignored repeated orders to put down his gun.

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm says officers used an "appropriate level of force."

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