U.S. Attorney: Not enough evidence in case against former Union City officer

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There will be no federal indictment of a former officer who shot and killed a teen in 2011.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office said there is not enough evidence to support the charges.

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Ariston Waiters was shot by then Union City Officer Luther Lewis after running away from the scene of a fight.

During the struggle, Lewis claimed Waiters grabbed his gun, but some witnesses said that is not what happened.

The family still stands by what those witnesses have said.

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Two separate Fulton County grand juries decided not to indict Lewis.

Lewis left the department in 2012.

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The Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council pulled his certification last year because he did not disclose the shooting when applying for a job in Savannah.

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