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No charges for officers involved in fatal Elkhart shooting

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From left to right: Ray, Mayer, Gruber (Courtesy: Elkhart Police Department) From left to right: Ray, Mayer, Gruber (Courtesy: Elkhart Police Department)
Christopher James Ryckeart (Courtesy Elkhart County Sheriff's Dept.) Christopher James Ryckeart (Courtesy Elkhart County Sheriff's Dept.)

A grand jury is not issuing charges for three officers involved in a fatal shooting from November of last year. 

Christopher James Ryckeart was shot and killed during a pursuit with the Elkhart Police Department.  The Indiana State Police investigation into the shooting was turned over to the prosecutor's office in mid-December.

Police say Corporal Jason Ray and Patrolmen Jason Gruber and Daniel Mayer were the officers involved.

The Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office convened a grand jury to determine whether charges should be filed.  The prosecutor's office says grand juries are often convened in cases of officer involved shootings. 

The full proceedings of the grand jury are confidential under Indiana law.

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