Indiana prosecutor declares “justifiable homicide” in case of wife who shot her husband



INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (WTHR) – An Indiana prosecutor is defending his decision not to charge a woman for killing her husband.

Hancock County Prosecutor Michael Griffin says Elizabeth Roberts stopped an incident of mass gun violence last week.

Griffin released a five-page explanation Friday backing up his decision to drop murder charges. In it, he thanks Elizabeth Roberts for saving lives.

On September 27th, officers arrived at the Roberts’ Hancock County home where Gary Roberts had barricaded himself inside with his wife. He apparently had a vast arsenal of fully automatic weapons – a collection worth an estimated $1 million, including numerous assault weapons and a military grade .50 caliber machine gun.

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