Grand Jury Indicts Deputies in Shooting Death of Young Man
By JESSE BEDAYN, Associated Press/Report for America
DENVER (AP) A grand jury has indicted two Colorado sheriff's deputies in the death of a 22-year-old man who was shot after calling 911 for roadside assistance while experiencing what his mother described as a mental health crisis, according to online court records.
The indictments of former Clear Creek County Sheriff's deputies Andrew Buen and Kyle Gould were returned Wednesday, five months after Christian Glass was killed by law enforcement. The case has become a flashpoint amid a national outcry for police reforms focused on crisis intervention and de-escalation.
Charges against the two deputies include second-degree murder, official misconduct, and criminally negligent homicide, according to the court records, which did not provide further details.
The records did not list a lawyer for either deputy. A telephone message left at a number believed to be Buens was not immediately returned. No telephone listing could be found for Gould.
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