A Kennewick (Wash.) Police officer who fatally shot a subject who tried to ram his vehicle backward into the motor officer's bike has returned to full duty, after being cleared in the shooting, the Tri-City Herald reports.
Kennewick Police Chief Ken Hohenberg announced that a shooting review board found that Officer Lee Cooper's action on Sept. 14, 2009, was "lawful and proper."
Cooper, a motorcycle officer, shot and killed 39-year-old Christopher Villarreal, of Richland. A federal investigation also found that Cooper didn't violate the civil rights of Villarreal.
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