Off-duty officer won’t be charged in deadly Costco shooting

This June 14, 2019 file photo shows heavily armed police officers leaving the Corona, Calif., Costco store following a fatal shooting inside. A grand jury has declined to bring charges against an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot Kenneth French during an altercation in the store. Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin announced the grand jury’s decision Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (Will Lester/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG via AP, File)

LOS ANGELES — An off-duty Los Angeles police officer will not be charged for fatally shooting a mentally ill man who had attacked him and his young son from behind in a California Costco, prosecutors said Wednesday.