DA: Officer justified in fatal ramming of man with car

(Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com)

ST. HELENS, Ore. (AP) — The Columbia County district attorney says a St. Helens police officer was justified in using his patrol car to ram and kill a man who shot at a gas station, tried to carjack two people and sprayed bullets at motorists. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports District Attorney Jeff Auxier said he has closed criminal investigation into the Oct. 9 police confrontation with Michael Veatch of Longview, Washington.