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Deputy cleared of wrongdoing in fatal shooting

Campbell was shot outside his home in August. Campbell was shot outside his home in August.
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A Lauderdale County deputy was cleared of wrongdoing in connection with a fatal shooting.

A grand jury ruled Sgt. Joe Hamilton acted properly in the confrontation that killed 31-year-old Mitchell Campbell in Florence.

Campbell was shot outside his home in August when he pointed a rifle at deputies.

Hamilton was placed on administrative leave during the review. He will now return to regular duty.

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