No criminal charges for 2 LAPD officers involved in Ezell Ford shooting, DA says

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — No criminal charges will be filed against two Los Angeles police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Ezell Ford, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday.Ford, a mentally challenged man, was shot and killed by officers in August of 2014. Prosecutors concluded in a 28-page report that Officers Antonio Villegas and Sharlton Wampler acted lawfully in self-defense and in defense of others.Last November, Ford’s family reached a settlement with the city of Los Angeles over a civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit. Ford’s death has been at the center of protests against the department over officer shootings of black suspects.