Bismarck police officer ‘justified’ in October shooting

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A Bismarck Police officer involved in a shooting in October has returned to regular duty as of today. 

The Burleigh County State’s Attorney ruled officer Justin Antonovich was justified in his use of deadly force on October 15th, 2017. 

Antonovich was attacked by 51-year-old Donald Miller when he was sitting in his vehicle on an unrelated case at the Bismarck Motor Motel. 

The Burleigh County State’s Attorney Richard Riha state there was “clear justification for this shooting” and “the officer acted appropriately under the circumstances. Therefore, it is our conclusion that the officer involved shooting of October 15, 2017, at the Bismarck Motor Motel was justified.”

Donald Miller, 51, has been charged with B Felony Robbery and C Felony Simple Assault on a Peace Officer. 

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