Ohio officer cleared in shooting case

Suspect stabbed the officer twice before the officer fired a fatal shot


Allison Manning
The Columbus Dispatch

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — A Franklin County grand jury has cleared an officer who shot and killed a man who stabbed him this past summer.

Officer Timothy Davis was attempting to arrest Derick Alexander, 51, on domestic-violence charges after Alexander's wife called police from Doctors Hospital to say he had beaten her.

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