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No charges filed against deputy who shot naked man

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A report says no charges will be filed -- that the deputy had no choice but to shoot Anesson Joseph outide this complex when he lunged toward him. Cell phone video shows naked Anesson Joseph in the confrontation with deputies on February 4.

This was after, investigators say, he already attacked an elderly man and two teenagers. According to the report, the deputies told Joseph they were there to help him but he lunged at Sgt. Raasch saying "I want you" with a crazed look in his eyes.

That's when he was shot. The report says what caused Joseph's violent break with reality is unknown and acknoweldges that there were no drugs in his system and that he has no criminal record.  

He died of his wounds and was shot in the chest and leg by the deputy. The family attorney says she doens't understand why a deputy shot an unarmed naked man.

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