Colorado trooper cleared in fatal shooting of Nevada man

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AVON, Colo.(AP)- A Colorado state trooper will not face criminal charges following an investigation into the fatal shooting of a Nevada man following a December traffic stop.

Vail Daily reports an official inquiry led by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation found the shooting of 58-year-old Alvern Walker of Las Vegas was justified.

Walker was a passenger in a U-Haul truck that was pulled over and stopped in a Walgreens parking lot. After Walker began waving a gun he was shot with by officers with beanbags rounds and a Taser. The trooper heard the rounds and shot Walker.

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