Man who fatally shot victim at Rockford Beach Park not charged - KMOV.com

Man who fatally shot victim at Rockford Beach Park not charged

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

The man involved in a fatal shooting at Rockford Beach Park in Jefferson County Saturday night has not been charged.

The incident began as an argument between the man and victim, but it is unclear what the confrontation was about.

Police said the man began to walk away from the victim, but the victim, identified as 34-year-old Patrick March-Lewski, followed the man and another argument began. The man was fearful for his life and shot March-Lewski in the chest.

The man was was initially charged with manslaughter, but the prosecuting attorney's office has decided not to file charges against the shooter at this time. However, that decision could be changed as the investigation continues.

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