The Summit County, Ohio, Prosecutor has determined that a University of Akron police officer was justified when he shot and killed a 64-year-old man during a traffic stop in May.
No charges will be filed against Officer Aaron Burnette and the case wasn't presented to a grand jury.
Video from the officer's body pack shows him firing his service pistol 16 times into a Pontiac Sunfire.
The officer, a 15-year veteran of the UA force, opened fire after James Genda pulled out what appeared to be a .45-caliber pistol. It turned out the weapon was actually a BB gun.
After Burnette told the driver to get out of the car, Genda can be heard saying, "I hate to have to do all this."
Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh said Burnette "had no choice but to shoot" after Genda pointed the pellet gun.