Police officer who shot dead a man who punched her in the face won't face ...

Female cop who shot and killed a former Marine after he punched her twice in the face will not be charged because she was 'reasonable to think her life was in danger' 35-year-old Marzues Scott was shot dead by Leann Norman after he didn't respond to commands and punched her in the face  Norman tried unsuccessfully to arrest Scott, a father of two and former U.S. Marine, after he had assaulted an employee in a Dodge store She shot him twice and the incident was captured on body-cam Norman will not face criminal charges after it was ruled she was 'reasonable in believing that her life was in danger' Leann Norman had been a police officer for 10 months when the incident happened   WARNING: Contains images that some readers might find distressing 

By Chantalle Edmunds For Dailymail.com

Published: 17:53 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 17:53 BST, 3 May 2019

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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

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

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

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