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Video: Wisconsin Cop Cleared In ATM Shooting

April 28, 2011  | 


Screenshot: WISC-TV.

Police dash cam video helped exonerate a Monona (Wisc.) Police officer forced to use deadly force in December against a suspect who carjacked a man to force him to withdraw funds from a credit union ATM.

Dash-cam footage obtained by WISC-TV shows the deadly shooting involving the unnamed officer and Daniel L. Thomas, a 30-year-old Madison resident killed in the incident.

Thomas had kidnapped a 63-year-old man at gunpoint, drove him to the UW Credit Union in Monona to force him to withdraw funds from his account. A Monona officer fired five shots, striking Thomas as he attempted to reverse his truck out of the ATM bay.

Source: WISC-TV.

Related: (VIDEO) Wisconsin Officer Exonerated In Deadly OIS


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Ron Cole @ 4/28/2011 6:37 PM

Why did it take so long to clear him, don't they realize what an officer is going through in a OIS. If the shooting is questionable, then take your time. Four months of bureaucratic crap, everyone passing the buck.

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