No Charges Against State Trooper in Deadly Force Incident

(Morton County, ND) -- No charges are being filed against a North Dakota State Trooper who used deadly force in an officer-involved shooting.  

The shooting happened September 7th in Morton County during a high-risk traffic stop on I-94. Investigators say Trooper Steven Mayer shot and killed 45-year-old driver Craig Knutson.  

Prosecutors ruled this week that the shooting was justified.