No charges for Texas officer in killing of college student

No charges for Texas officer in killing of college student
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DENTON, Texas (AP) - A grand jury has declined to indict a North Texas police officer in the fatal shooting of a college student who had refused to drop a frying pan and a cleaver and then advanced toward them with the pan.

The Denton County grand jury made the decision Thursday about the officer, whose name police have not released.

Darius Tarver, a 23-year-old University of North Texas student, was shot in January 2020 after residents of an apartment complex in Denton - located about 40 miles northwest of Dallas - called 911 and said a man was banging on doors and breaking light fixtures.

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