ADA, Okla. — It was a case that stunned residents in a small Oklahoma city earlier this year – a resident told police he shot and killed his neighbor to keep the man from drowning two young children.
On Thursday, a little more than a month after the shooting, officials announced that the case is closed – the Pontotoc County District Attorney ruled the shooting was a ‘justifiable use of deadly force under Oklahoma Law.’
On June 2, David Cash Freeman rushed to a neighbor’s home in Ada after a 12-year-old girl ran to his house for help, according to KFOR-TV.
This video originally aired June 3, 2017.
When he arrived at the girl’s home, investigators say he found Leland Foster attempting to drown his 3-month-old twins in a bathtub, while holding a knife and threatening their mother. That’s when Freeman shot and killed Foster.
According to a statement from the district attorney’s office:
“Mr. Freeman reported that even after firing two …