No charges in officer involved shooting in Leon

No charges will be filed in a Monroe County officer involved shooting incident.

The Monroe County District Attorney announced that the actions of law enforcement were lawful and reasonable acts of defense of others.

32-year-old Michael Lee Nguyen was shot by Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies and a Sparta Police officer during the incident outside the Cotter Pin Restaurant and Bar in the town of Leon.

Nguyen later died at a hospital.

No law enforcement were injured during the incident.

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