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Darick Napper, 34
Washington, District of Columbia
November 19, 2015

Agencies: Metropolitan Police Department District of Columbia

Last updated: about 2 years ago

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According to police, Darick Napper, 34, was shot after he charged at a sixth-district officer with a large hunting knife. The officer fired once at Napper and hit him. Napper was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

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On June 24, 2016, federal prosecutors indicated that they would not pursue charges against the officers in this case. Prosecutors said they found insufficient evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officer used excessive force under the circumstances.