Prosecutor: Shooting at Kansas high school was justified
July 22, 2022
A school resource officer who shot and wounded a Kansas high school student after the student shot him four times won't face charges because he believed his life was in danger, a prosecutor announced Friday.
Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe said school resource officer Erik Clark shot Jaylon Elmore at Olathe East High School after Elmore shot him four times inside an assistant principal's office on March 4.
An assistant principal, Kaleb Stoppel, was shot and wounded during the exchange, "most likely" by two bullets fired by Clark, Howe said in a report.
Clark and Stoppel were rel...