Second Judical District
201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202
March 21, 2018 Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025
NEWS RELEASE –
March 21, 2018
Contact: Ken Lane, 720-913-9025
DISTRICT ATTORNEY MCCANN ISSUES OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING LETTER
Investigation and Decision Re 2017 Shooting of John Bazemore
The legal review of the officer-involved shooting that occurred on November 10, 2017, in the alley near 600 16th Street has been completed. A copy of the decision letter from Denver District Attorney Beth McCann to Denver Police Chief Robert White is attached, and posted at DenverDA.org (NewsMedia) along with the investigation protocol.
District Attorney McCann concluded that the shooting was legally justified for the reasons outlined in the letter.
District Attorney McCann will host a community meeting to discuss with interested community members the legal analysis and conclusion reached. The public meeting will be held April 9, 2018, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Blair-Caldwell Library, large conference room, 2401 Welton Street.