PETERBOROGH, NH (WHDH) — An investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Peterborough, New Hampshire, found officers were legally justified in their actions.
A man was killed after a confrontation with police in June.
Police said 19-year-old Lane Lesko of Michigan who was being pursued drove off and slammed his BMW into a tree.
Investigators said officers then shot and killed him when he got out his car and confronted them.
No police officers were injured.
An autopsy revealed Lesko’s cause of death was a single gunshot wound.
After the shooting, Lesko’s gun was examined and determined to have been a loaded BB pistol.
The investigation found officers would have had no way of knowing that.
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