By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Gary police officer who shot and killed Rashad Cunningham will not face charges.

Cunningham was shot while sitting in an SUV outside his Gary home in 2019 .

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Police claimed Cunningham pointed a gun at officers.

Lake County’s top prosecutor says a review of evidence shows Officer Isiah Price was acting in self defense and the deadly force was justified.

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