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Grand jury declines to indict Ankeny, Iowa officer who shot Missouri man



ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Police in the Des Moines suburb of Ankeny say a grand jury has declined to indict an officer who killed a Missouri man after he pointed a gun at the officer.

Police announced Monday that the Polk County grand jury met last week and after reviewing evidence decided not to indict officer Todd Webb.

Webb responded to a reported robbery at a Hy-Vee gas station on Sept. 15 and located a suspect nearby.

Police say the suspect, Christopher Lee Leonard, of Springfield, Missouri, pointed a handgun at the officer, who then shot and killed Leonard.

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