SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - No charges will be filed against a
after her ex-boyfriend was fatally shot in her home last month.
Around 2 a.m. on March 19, Adam Jovicic was shot in the abdomen during an altercation at Officer Sarah Berkey's Munroe Falls home. Police say he broke into the residence overnight.
Jovicic was taken to
and died from his injuries around 5 a.m.
On the 911 call, Berkey says Jovicic started beating her up, so she shot him.
When officers arrived at the Hiwood Avenue residence, they heard Berkey screaming. Then they heard two gunshots.
Berkey was placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation.
"This was a very unfortunate incident and we feel both for the family of Adam Jovicic and for Officer Sarah Berkey," said prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh. "We thoroughly investigated the tragic events of March 19 and found Ms. Berkey to be within her lawful rights to use deadly force. Ms. Berkey found herself under attack in her own home and was forced to defend herself."