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Investigation: Madison officer couldn't have used stun gun

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- An internal police investigation says a white officer who shot and killed an unarmed biracial man in March couldn't have used a stun gun per the department's policy.

The internal investigation made public on Thursday says officer Matt Kenny would not have been authorized to use a stun gun because he entered a residence alone. The probe says in a situation in which an officer enters a residence alone in an effort to save someone, he or she is expected to use a pistol to clear the scene. The report exonerated Kenny for using deadly force in the shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson.

Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne in May said he would not charge Kenny in the incident.

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