Two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Raleigh man in August were acting in self-defense, a State Bureau of Investigation review concluded.
Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman released the findings in a report Wednesday evening as she announced that no charges would be filed against the officers involved in the death of Jaqwan Julius Terry on Donald Ross Drive.
The shooting occurred on Aug. 29 after Raleigh police officer B.K. Burleson responded to a 911 call at 11 a.m. about a man with a gun outside a home at 241 Donald Ross Drive. The woman inside had called for help, saying that Terry, with whom she had just ended a contentious relationship, had shown up at her home with a gun.
Terry was still in the neighborhood when Burleson responded to the call, but he started to run when the officer asked to speak with him, according