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Shooting near School Ruled Justified

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police say the officer-involved shooting at the Churchill High School parking lot in November was justified.

Investigators say the officer struggled and fought with the suspect who was armed.

Eugene police say the officer shot once, and then his gun jammed. The officer says he was fixing his gun and struggling with the suspect all at once.

The officer says he then shot and hit the suspect four more times, killing him.

The entire struggle lasted less than five minutes.

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