Grand jury votes not to charge 3 Ventnor officers who shot man holding broken bottle

Three Ventnor police officers will not face any criminal charges in the deadly shooting of a Pennsylvania man.

News 12 Staff

Jun 28, 2022, 9:41 PM

Updated 715 days ago

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Three Ventnor police officers will not face any criminal charges in the deadly shooting of a Pennsylvania man.
A state grand jury voted not to charge Officers Michael Arena, Pierluigi Mancuso and Robert Scarborough in the August 2020 death of 30-year-old Amir Johnson.
Prosecutors say Ventnor police were called to Wellington and West End avenues for reports of a man behaving erratically. The officers shot Johnson after he approached them with a broken bottle and refused their commands to drop it.


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