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Officers cleared in Lake Township shooting

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Two Lake Township Police Officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in connection with shooting the suspect in a double murder during a shootout.

Jorge Duran, Jr. shot and killed his estranged girlfriend Amber Jones and their three-year-old son on October 16.

Wood County Prosecutor says Officer Shannon Badgett and Sergeant Scott Simms acted in their own protection and in the protection of the public.

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