By Chantalle Edmunds For Dailymail.com
Published: 17:53 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 17:53 BST, 3 May 2019
A police officer from Arkansas will not face charges after shooting dead a former U.S. Marine who punched her in the face after she tried to arrest him for attacking a store worker.
Scott Ellington, the prosecuting attorney for the 2nd Judicial District, wrote in a letter obtained by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, to state investigators that Blytheville police officer Leann Norman would not face criminal charges.
Ellington wrote that Marzues Scott, 35, 'became aggressive toward the officer' when she told him to stop and come toward her she drew her gun. He administered blows to Norman and she was 'reasonable in believing that her life was in danger when she fired her service weapon,' he added.
35-year-old former Marine and dad of two Marzues Scott (pictured above) was shot by Officer Leann Norman after he punched her in the face twice and she believed her life was in danger
Officer Leann Norman (pictured above) had been in post 10 months before the incident happened
On April 7 at around 11 p.m., Norman responded to a disturbance at a Dodge Store. She had only been on the job for 10 months.
Surveillance video shows Scott, a former marine and father of two from Blytheville, inside the Dodge store before the