Officer cleared in fatal shooting of UNC student : : Greensboro

ASHEBORO — The fatal shooting of a UNC-Chapel Hill student during a traffic stop last August was justified, Randolph County’s district attorney has ruled.

Archdale police officer Jeremy Flinchum believed “he faced an imminent use of deadly force from Courtland Smith when he fired his service pistol,” the district attorney, Garland Yates, said in a news release Friday. Story continues here ➤