DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A prosecutor says two northern Minnesota deputies won't be charged in the death of a motorcyclist who fired at one of the deputies after a chase in May.

St. Louis County Attorney Mark Rubin said Wednesday that Deputies Jason Kuhnly and Troy Fralich acted in self-defense and were justified in using deadly force.

Authorities say 37-year-old Timothy Majchrzak fled from police in Hermantown on a motorcycle. Majchrzak refused orders to drop a handgun and fired at Kuhnly, who then shot and fatally wounded the suspect.

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When Fralich saw Majchrzak raise his gun again, the deputy drove into him with his squad car, knocking him to the ground.

The suspect died of multiple gunshot wounds. A gun was found near him. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigated.

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