No federal charges coming in Saginaw homeless man's slaying - WNEM TV 5

No federal charges coming in Saginaw homeless man's slaying

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SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) -

Federal criminal civil rights charges won't be filedagainst Saginaw police officers in the fatal shooting of a homeless, mentallyill man.

The JusticeDepartment's Civil Rights Division, U.S. attorney's office and the FBI say theydon't have "sufficient evidence of willful misconduct" by theofficers in Milton Hall's July 2012 slaying.

Hall was shot 11times during a confrontation in a parking lot. Police have said Hall washolding a knife and moving toward an officer and police dog when he was shot.

Federalofficials said in a release Tuesday that they reviewed results of a criminalprobe by state police, Michigan attorney general and Saginaw County prosecutoras part of their investigation.

They sayevidence included witness statements and videos from police car dashboardcameras and cellphones.

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