Tenn. officer won't be charged in shooting


By Hank Dudding
Memphis Commercial Appeal

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis police officer has been cleared to return to duty after a fatal shooting near Memphis International Airport last week.

The Shelby County Attorney General’s Office ruled today there will be no criminal prosecution against officer Gerry Hampton based on facts to date, MPD spokeswoman Monique Martin wrote in an e-mail.

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