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Prosecutor: Officer involved shooting justified
IONIA COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Prosecutors say a deadly officer-involved shooting in Ionia County was justified.
Investigators say it started when Bernard Rowley fired shots outside the Belding Police Department on January 5th, shattering the window of a cruiser.
Officers then followed Rowley's van and when he finally stopped he opened fire again.
A 15-year veteran of the department returned fire, killing Rowley.
Prosecutors found the shooting was in self-defense.