Officer cleared in August 16 shooting

The La Grange County Prosecutor's Office announced the La Grange Police officer who shot at a suspect on August 16 will not face charges.

The prosecutor's office says it reviewed the Indiana State Police investigation and determined officer Nicolas Dubea's actions were reasonable and legally justified.

The La Grange Police Department also reviewed the incident and determined Officer Dubea did not violate any procedures during the incident.

Around 3:30 p.m. August 16, 23-year-old Cesar Felipe Jaramillo-Moreno was driving a van east on CR 600 S at a high rate of speed, ISP reports said.

La Grange officers deployed stop sticks in an attempt to stop the van.

Officer Dubea, fearing for his safety, fired multiple shots at the van, according to the Indiana State Police.

The van hit a fence and came to a stop.

The shots did not strike Jaramillo-Moreno. He was taken into custody after a Taser was deployed.

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