January 8, 2010

Taser-Cop Diane Chandler Cleared for Fatal Shooting of Linda Hicks

A grand jury ruled that Toledo Police Officer Diane Chandler, who fatally shot Linda Hicks, will not be indicted on a murder charge. [SOURCE]

Chandler responded to a group home on Fernwood Dec. 14 after the home owner called police saying the 62-year-old Hicks was off her medication and acting uncontrollably.

Police say Hicks walked toward the officers with scissors raised and made threats. Chandler shot her in the head twice after a taser used by Officer Rebecca Kenney malfunctioned.

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