No charges will be filed in Madison County shooting

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MADISON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – A prosecutor declines to charge a man with murder after ruling the killing was justified.

Prosecutor Matt Durrett said James Cesan was reasonable in his belief that his safety was threatened by Micah Franklin tried to force his way into Cesan’s home on December 1.

During the ensuing fight, Cesan shot and killed Franklin.

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