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Two Indianapolis police officers who fatally shot an unarmed man last year will keep their jobs, the Indianapolis Police Department (IMPD) Civilian Merit Board decided Thursday. They were cleared of all potential violations in a 5-2 vote.

Officers Carlton Howard and Michel Dinnsen were suspended from their positions after the June 29, 2017, shooting that killed 45-year-old Aaron Bailey.

Bailey crashed after leading police on a short chase. Officers shot him after a traffic stop and said they thought he’d reached into the vehicle to get a weapon. Bailey was unarmed and no weapons were found on him or in the car.

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