In the aftermath of a Colorado police shooting, the public doesn’t always find out who pulled the trigger

The Denver Post: On June 8, 2019, a Greeley police officer shot and injured a man who was threatening to ignite a methanol tank.

Two months later, Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke issued a decision letter to Greeley Police Chief Mark Jones, clearing the officer of any wrongdoing in the shooting.

The reasoning behind Rourke’s decision remains a mystery seven months later because the district attorney refuses to release the letter. And the officer who fired a weapon that day still has not been named.

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