Officer cleared of wrongdoing in shooting

By Erica Quednau |, Betty Simpson |

Published 11/21 2013 01:43PM

Updated 07/01 2014 05:48PM

Update: 4:31 pm, 7/1/14, Tuesday
VERMILION COUNTY -- A Vermilion County Sheriff's Deputy who shot a man has been cleared of any wrongdoing. Deputies responded to a domestic dispute in November.

During the situation, a deputy shot 20-year old Caleb Emory. He survived the shooting and recovered. The Vermilion County State's Attorney decided not to file charges against the officer saying he acted within reason.
Original: 1:43 pm, 11/21/13, Thursday
VERMILION COUNTY -- Illinois State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting. It happened about 4:15 am, Thursday, in the 2500-block of Georgetown Road, in Danville.

Deputies from the Vermilion County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene for a domestic disturbance. When they arrived, 20-year old Caleb Emory was at the residence.

At some point, Emory was shot by a deputy. Details of the encounter have not been released. Emory was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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