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Trooper’s Use Of Deadly Force Against New Bedford Man Justified

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Norfolk DA Michael Morrissey says the Massachusetts State Trooper who fatally shot  41-year-old  Wilfredo Justiniano of New Bedford last June was justified in firing his weapon. 

The DA’s office clears the trooper from wrongdoing in a report they say includes interviews of six civilians witnessing at least part of the incident.

They say the interviews as well as forensic evidence and a medical examiner’s review are consistent with the story told by police.

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