No 3rd trial against federal agent in fatal Hawaii shooting

  • FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2011, file photo, an unidentified protester holds a sign with a photo of Kollin Elderts in front of State Department Special Agent Christopher Deedy, left, and his wife in an elevator in Honolulu. Honolulu’s prosecuting attorney won’t seek a third trial against Deedy, a federal agent who shot and killed a man during an altercation in a fast-food restaurant. Deedy was in Honolulu helping with security for the 2011 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. He was bar-hopping when he fatally shot Kollin Elderts in a McDonald’s. Deedy testified that he was protecting others from the aggressive Elderts. (Dennis Oda/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, File)

HONOLULU — Ten years after a federal agent shot and killed a man during an altercation in a Hawaii fast-food restaurant, Honolulu’s prosecuting attorney announced Monday his office will not seek a third trial in the case.

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