County DA: No charges in fatal shooting |

County DA: No charges in fatal shooting

By KEVIN MILLER, Sun News Service

The actions of a Truckee man who mimicked having a gun and drawing

a weapon gave reasonable cause for a Placer County sheriff’s deputy

to fire at him, District Attorney Mike Ferguson said in a report

April 22.

No charges will be filed against Troy Minton-Sander, the agent

responsible for the death of Michael Scott Carter on March 6.

“It is not my function to second-guess Deputy Minton-Sander. It

is clear from an objective review of the evidence that he acted

reasonably,” Ferguson wrote in his review of the case.

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