Special prosecutor Sephen P. Sokoloff wrote in his conclusion that “the shooting, albeit possibly avoidable, was justifiable under current Missouri criminal law.”
The Pettis County sheriff said they simply don’t have the money to buy or maintain body cameras, but a Homeland Security official says he of all people should know there’s grant money available to his agency for the technology.
SEDALIA, Mo. — A special prosecutor has been assigned to the case of a Pettis County deputy shooting and killing a Sedalia woman. Hannah Fizer was shot during a traffic stop June 13. The Missouri State Highway Patrol handled the investigation. The agency initially said the 25-year-old woman refused to identify herself, was armed and […]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the investigation into the deadly shooting of 25-year-old Hannah Fizer by a Pettis County sheriff’s deputy is complete and the case is being delivered to the Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review.
The case involving a 25-year old woman who was killed during a June 13 police traffic stop is now in the hands of prosecutors. There is a renewed hope for protesters in Sedalia that charges will soon follow.
SEDALIA, Mo. — The fatal shooting of Hannah Fizer by a Pettis County sheriff’s deputy was caught on camera, according to a search warrant filed in the case. Fizer was shot and killed during a June 13 traffic stop in Sedalia. Her death has led to several protests in the town, which sits about 90 […]
SEDALIA, Mo. — Protesters at the Sedalia courthouse called for accountability Thursday as the Pettis County sheriff shared his concerns about threats reportedly made toward his agency. The community is demanding answers for the family of Hannah Fizer. “She was such a friendly girl and not violent, had respect for authority,” protester Jackie Delinger said. […]
Answers can’t come soon enough for those 25-year-old Hannah Fizer leaves behind after she was shot and killed by a Pettis County deputy.
In an open letter, the sheriff wrote about threats directed toward uninvolved deputies and their families, extortion emails and law enforcement home addresses spread across social media.
Preliminary reports say the woman that was stopped refused to identify herself, stated she was armed and verbally threatened to shoot the deputy.
Hannah Fizer, 25, died Saturday night after being shot by a Pettis County deputy following a traffic stop.
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — On Saturday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol took over a pair of investigations where a police officer or deputy killed a person. The first involved the stop of an armed carjacking suspect at 23rd and Topping in Kansas City. Some of the same investigators from MSHP’s Division of Drug and Crime […]