MILWAUKEE — A
prosecutor says a Milwaukee police officer was justified in
fatally shooting a man holding a knife to the neck of his
estranged wife in March.
Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1FQ8bA4
) reports Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm made
his determination after reviewing a case report by the Wisconsin
Division of Criminal Investigation. The report was given to
Chisholm on April 24 and was released publicly Tuesday.
officer Joshua Dummann shot Tyrone Lawrence in the head on March
6. According to the state report, Dummann had responded to a
report of a "man with a knife threatening his wife," and
he and another officer found Lawrence holding a knife to his
state investigators that Lawrence was ordered to drop the knife
multiple times before he was shot.