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Posted on: September 5, 2023

No Charges Will Be Filed Related to May 26, 2020 Fatal Shooting of Richard Councilman

Sonora, CA - Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announces today that no charges will be filed against the deputies involved in the officer-involved shooting of Richard Martin Councilman, Jr., on May 26, 2020, in Jamestown, California. This decision was made after a thorough review of all the relevant evidence gathered during the investigation and careful consideration of applicable law. 

A copy of the letter provided to the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office can be found on the District Attorney's website here

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